Ecological renaissance or Hall of Mirrors?

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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 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 →

Kent Wildlife Trust Swale Volunteers

Following The Secretary of State’s decision last Thursday, Kent Wildlife Trust Swale volunteers have shared “A photographic tour around South Swale – truly a very special place!” with GREAT. With thanks to this wonderful group of volunteers who carry out… Continue Reading →

What’s next?

Many people are asking “What can we do about the Secretary of State’s devastating decision to approve the proposal to build a vast, industrial Solar Power Station on Graveney Marshes?” GREAT are currently having urgent Zoom meetings with our expert… Continue Reading →

Secretary of State’s decision

GREAT are devasted to confirm that the Secretary of State has today, 28th May 2020, decided to make an Order granting development consent for the proposal by Cleve Hill Solar Park Limited to build a vast industrial Solar Power Station… Continue Reading →

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