Restoring the natural environment could absorb as much as a third of the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions

Month June 2020

Restoring the natural environment could absorb as much as a third of the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions

Article in The Guardian, 24 June 2020. Photo credit: Elmley Marshes Nature Reserve on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent. Photograph: Nature Photographers Ltd/Alamy Restoring the natural environment could absorb as much as a third of the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions,… Continue Reading →

BBC South East on the decision made by the Secretary of State

Green projects given support to attract private sector investment

What a shame Graveney Marshes wasn’t considered! New investment approach announced to involve private sector in environmental projects, helping to tackle climate change and restore nature. Published 1 June 2020 www.gov.uk Four projects which will protect and restore valuable habitats… Continue Reading →

Ecological renaissance or Hall of Mirrors?

By Dr Tim Ingram “This is the assembly of life that took a billion years to evolve. It has eaten the storms – folded them into its genes – and created the world that created us. It holds the world… Continue Reading →

Pandemics result from destruction of nature, say UN and WHO

Article from the The Guardian, 17 June 2020 Pandemics such as coronavirus are the result of humanity’s destruction of nature, according to leaders at the UN, WHO and WWF International, and the world has been ignoring this stark reality for… Continue Reading →

Salt marsh – the second most productive & valuable ecosystem in the world after coral reefs

Before the Solar Power Station was proposed, the Environment Agency had planned to return Graveney Marshes to salt marsh within 5-10 years. They highlighted Cleve Hill as “one of the top-ranking sites for managed realignment in the area”, expected to… Continue Reading →

Compulsory Acquisition order!

You may have seen the Compulsory Acquisition Order that Cleve Hill Solar Park Ltd hung this week from gates on Graveney Marshes? This follows the decision made by the Secretary of State for Business on 28th May, and forms part… Continue Reading →

South East today on the Secretary of State’s decision

Including interviews with Marie King, GREAT and Stephen Harris from the Sportsman pub and restaurant.

Bird Guides publish article on Graveney Marshes

BirdGuides.com publishes daily news and other articles on all aspects of birding, conservation and the environment. It is also the home the online home of Birdwatch, the UK’s leading monthly magazine for keen birders. Planning permission granted for UK’s biggest solar… Continue Reading →

No government guidelines or policy for large scale solar

Not surprisingly, there’s been an upsurge in media interest since Alok Sharma’s decision to approve industrialisation of the green space that is Graveney Marshes. There are no government policies or guidelines currently for large scale solar so by approving this… Continue Reading →

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