Category Archives: guest blogs

Guest blog by Vicki Hird: Imagine the death of UK farms

As the Government continues to fail to develop any coherent plan for farming after Brexit, Vicki Hird, Sustain Campaign Coordinator and independent consultant (@vicki Hird) writes a guest blog. Imagine the death of UK farms   Is it an exaggeration … Continue reading

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‘Look but don’t pick’ – Wild Mushrooms and the Forestry Commission; Guest blog by Peter Marren

I am delighted to publish this guest post from Peter Marren, conservationist, author and fungi expert.   The Forestry Commission has decided to ban the picking of wild fungi in the New Forest. A press release to that effect was … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Austerity and the Environment by Pete Johnstone

It’s a great pleasure to publish a Guest Blog today written by Pete Johnstone: the topic if Austerity and the Environment: News that the Government will be cutting Defra’s budget again this year comes as no surprise. There will of … Continue reading

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