“an international public forum to develop a new human right to protect the freedom to live without physical or psychological threat from above”
‘Homes are a national asset’
The 3rd session in the Sustainable Orkney Conference was on the subject of Buildings
Every Little Helps – Or Hinders………..
“It used to come in a light cardboard box – no problem – then, the manufacturers started to include a flimsy, single use plastic wrapper. “
Banning the Sale of Single Use Plastic: Share Your Views
The restrictions would be such that they would effectively be a ban on these products.
Should governments be encouraging so many individuals to own their own EV?
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
“The recovery of the pine marten should be welcomed as it can help restore ecosystem function and conserve one of our favorite native animals. “
Another Interesting Moth…………….
” 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. “
Worrying Trend in Big Butterfly Count’s 2020 Survey
It has seen a reduction in the average number of butterflies logged per count of -34% in comparison with 2019 .
Consumerism – Sustainable Orkney Conference
Food, products and tourism were three main topics in the first event of the Sustainable Conference in Orkney which for 2020 has moved online.
Registration Open for The Sustainable Orkney Conference
The Sustainable Orkney Conference will be on for 6 weeks starting on 6th of October.