Tony Juniper: Can the UK become a world leader on the environment?

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 →

Soil: Life support for life itself!

I've written about why soil is important and how to protect it. The UK only has 30-40 years of fertile soils left if we continue to degrade soils at current rates; without soil, we won't have food.

I've decided to showcase my favourite tweets each month until I get bored of doing it. Most will probably be relating to science, agriculture and the environment, but there may also be the odd one that just made me laugh.

Farming to increase productivity whilst protecting the environment: Sustainable Intensification

I've written about what sustainable intensification is, the challenges it faces, and how it could lead to increased food production without further damaging the environment.

Why Halloween IS scary

Every year I see streams of carved pumpkins on social media, many of which are genuinely impressive and bursting with artistic flair. I'm not against pumpkin carving as an activity, I'm against how much pumpkin is wasted every year as people discard the pumpkin flesh and seeds after carving their masterpieces. If everyone ate their... Continue Reading →

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