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My Favourite Environmental Reads

Environmental books are definitely on the up as more and more people are conscious of the planet’s wellbeing. Reading is a fantastic way to inspire people to become more ‘environmentally friendly’ but also increase awareness of the pressing issues that don’t always make it onto the news. 520 more words

Developing Food Resilience

Moments occur in time that with hindsight can appear as an alternative path or as a spark of inspiration that if pursued can lead to opportunities and connections. 481 more words


Help Value the World's Ecosystem Services

The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), an international organization committed to strengthening the role of science in public decision-making on biodiversity and ecosystem services, seeks expert landscape architects, ecologists, and others with policy experience to assess its latest research. 334 more words

Policy And Regulation

Is Economic Valuation a "Neoliberal Road to Ruin"? A Response to George Monbiot

George Monbiot is actually an environmental journalist I esteem highly. But I do not agree with his aggressive criticism of what he calls a “neoliberal road to ruin” 2,386 more words


Herzog & de Meuron's Gorgeous Ecological Swimming Pool

The people of Riehen, a small city near Basel in Switzerland, have long wanted a new public swimming pool to replace their “obsolescent baths” by the River Wiese. 309 more words

Green Buildings

Sustainable Management and Ecosystem Services (3)

In order to meet the requirements from the statutory purposes, NRW will be encouraged to develop new ways of innovative working. There will be some remarkable pressures here. 469 more words


Sustainable Management and Ecosystem Services (2)

So continuing from the last post, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has a  statutory purpose:

…ensure that the environment and natural resources of Wales are: