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  • A budget for the Age of Global Restoration
      As the UK government clutches at straws for evidence of economic recovery, we reiterate our warning: global economic decline is the inevitable and logical result of resource depletion. We must therefor deploy all our knowledge of nature and technological skill to actively and wisely invest in our shared Natural Capital. In short we must […]

  • Save our Shores! Crack appears along Birling Gap
        The BBC  reports a large crack has appeared along a cliff top at Birling Gap: The popular coastal attraction has suffered seven years’ worth of erosion in two months.” Our Isle has been shrinking significantly this winter. Cliff falls like this one at Hastings not uncommon. The old coastguard cottages are being taken […]

  • Citizen power to save trees
    A citizen science study, involving more than 3,500 people, has revealed the spread and establishment of the horse chestnut leaf-miner in the UK according to a recent report by Mark Kinver for the BBC* Our own initiative http://www.spreadtrees.com is a citizen-led project to plant saplings to defend our coastline against further erosion: coastal trees would […]

  • ‘Plant trees to stop flooding’
    Britain should turn swathes of its upland pastures into woodland to help prevent flooding, according to a former environment minister, Lord Rooker. He said new forests would slow flooding by trapping water with their roots. The idea of “rewilding” the uplands is catching on as parts of Britain face repeated flooding. Find out more about this […]

  • George Monbiot in the Guardian: Flood policies wreck homes and lives
    Every year billions are spent in Britain and Europe on policies that wreck homes and lives through flooding, says George Monbiot writing in the Guardian on Monday 13 January, 2014  Jump to comments (836) ‘Vast amounts of public money are spent every year on policies that make devastating floods inevitable.’ Illustration by Daniel Pudles