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Meadows Sounds for #NationalMeadowsDay

People Need Nature is releasing its “Meadow Sounds” soundscape today on National Meadows Day. Charity People Need Nature celebrates National Meadow Day (1st July 2017) by releasing a specially created soundscape evoking the lost Wildflower Meadows of England. 97% of … Continue reading

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Four Years of a New Nature Blog

I can’t quite believe it but I wrote the first post on this blog four years ago today. Since then I have written 387 different posts with a total of over 250,000 page views. You can see which posts have … Continue reading

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Blog update

Some of you will have noticed that I have not written anything on here for a little while. We were on holiday in the mountains of Austria and since returning, it has been very busy. I am really pleased to … Continue reading

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People Need Nature website is up and running

  I’m delighted to say that the new People Need Nature website is now up and running. You can read about what People Need Nature is, what we are planning to do, and why we think it’s important. I will … Continue reading

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Nature Conservation: barking up the wrong tree?

I wrote this article for the latest edition of ECOS, the magazine of the British Association for Nature Conservationists (BANC). You can see all of the articles in this edition of ECOS here. The article was my response to the … Continue reading

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Ecomodernism takes us back to an old future

The risk all utopians run is that entryists will use their idealism for their own ends. This would appear to be happening this week, as arch neoliberal brothers Owen Paterson and Viscount Matt Ridley, and others, seek to appropriate Ecomodernism … Continue reading

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First People Need Nature talk, 23rd September, Knoll Gardens, Dorset

Here are the details for my forthcoming talk – the first one I will be giving for People Need Nature. Please come along if you’re in the area. How should we value nature? Conservationist Miles King will be asking ‘How … Continue reading

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Return from a break

we had a walk up near Blandford yesterday to see how the Steam Fair was coming along (especially with all the rain we’ve had). There were already loads of people camping there and we could see a lot of traction … Continue reading

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