I explore the possible benefits and unintended consequences of a proposed nitrogen tax as discussed during a session at the ORFC 2019.
In my first article for Globechain, I investigate some of the issues facing watercourses in England before outlining how both ourselves and the government can help our watercourses, illustrated with examples of successful restoration projects
Last night I went to a compelling talk from Tony Juniper, a prominent environmentalist and author of various books including 'What Nature Does for Britain'. Alongside support from the Devon Wildlife Trust, he argued that there is a need for a new environment act, and that now is the time to do it. Brexit may... Continue Reading →
1 down, 2 to go! I’ve written about the things I love about my PhD as well as outlining the challenges I’ve faced.
Chris Packham, alongside a host of other influential conservationists, farmers, researchers, campaigners, and students have just published their first draft of a people's manifesto for wildlife. Whilst reading through the 200 suggestions it became clear that this publication has been based on robust scientific evidence alongside an integrated approach from the 'ministers'. This is something... Continue Reading →
This article summarises
a recent report by the Food Research Collaboration on food security after Brexit.
After reading the FAO's latest review on water pollution from agriculture, I've written an overview of sediment pollution from farming.
This blog post explores why many are advocating entomophagy as a way to make our diets more healthy and sustainable.
After attending a thought provoking talk by Prof. A. Driver, I've written about what rewilding is, the misconceptions surrounding it, and how it could improve biodiversity in the UK.
I went to a pint of science event recently and found out some shocking truths about deforestation, livestock, and bacon!