Two speakers – Dr Sarah Crowe an ecologist and Erlend Spence an Orcadian farmer both spoke about the actions they have taken and how we can move forward in Orkney to improve our natural environment.
“Why people should choose to drive out to a beauty spot, or place of historical/archaeological interest, to dump their rubbish, is beyond me “
“an international public forum to develop a new human right to protect the freedom to live without physical or psychological threat from above”
The 3rd session in the Sustainable Orkney Conference was on the subject of Buildings
“It used to come in a light cardboard box – no problem – then, the manufacturers started to include a flimsy, single use plastic wrapper. “
The restrictions would be such that they would effectively be a ban on these products.
A group of researchers from the Toronto Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering have modelled what would happen if personal ownership of EVs was to become the norm.
“The recovery of the pine marten should be welcomed as it can help restore ecosystem function and conserve one of our favorite native animals. “
” Mike went for his after-work walk down to the Bay of Hinderayre, where he found what he thinks is a Convolvulus Hawk Moth on the pebbles by the base of the sea-wall. “
It has seen a reduction in the average number of butterflies logged per count of -34% in comparison with 2019 .