Guest blog – The Climate Change Elephant by Ian Parsons

It is great to see so many people, young and old, getting involved in the climate change protests, highlighting the sheer scale of the problem to all. It is great that the United Nations are debating it, talking about the urgent need for action, although of course, some world leaders have their orange heads firmly…

Brexit – generally a bad thing for the environment

This blog has always maintained that Brexit is bad for wildlife and the environment. I stand completely by that position. Yes, it depends on what type of Brexit happens (might happen) but any Brexit is likely to be bad news for wildlife and the environment. Funnily enough, the worst type of Brexit, the crashing out…

Who are ‘we’?

I read a letter in Tuesday’s Guardian with interest. It was under the name of a former, highly respected, RSPB colleague of mine, Gareth Morgan, who now works for the Soil Association. Gareth’s main point is that radical change to farming is need, presumably including lots more organic farming, in order to have more wildlife…