Month: May 2021

  • Update on the CEE Bill

    Update on the CEE Bill

    Following our piece in the May Newsletter on the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill, the CEE Bill Alliance has drafted a second (‘summary’) version of the bill, The Climate and Ecology Bill No. 2.  This strengthened and condensed version of the CEE Bill is designed to present a clearer proposal, be easier to understand, function…

  • Wildlife Warden Podcast Episode 3

    In the latest Devon Wildlife Warden Podcast, Emily Marbaix brings you details about Churches Count for Nature Week (between 5th and 13th of June) and of a quiz she has put together to quantify how well you are managing your garden for wildlife. There is also: An interview with Flavio, the Wildlife Warden Coordinator. A…

  • Six Months to COP26

    Six Months to COP26

    In the lead up to COP26 debates are intensifying over some key issues, some of which have rumbled on for over a decade, passing through and beyond COP21 in Paris more than five years ago. Explored in part in our website post Know your Net Zero from your NETs and BECCS, there is growing tension…

  • Why Wildlife Wardens?

    Why Wildlife Wardens?

    In December 2020 I signed up to become a wildlife warden for my parish, writes Emily Marbaix. It’s a scheme run by ACT aiming to help local wildlife survive and thrive. There’s a strong connection between wildlife loss and climate breakdown. They are both outcomes of our exploitation of the natural world and insatiable demand…

  • Wildlife Warden April Newsletter

    Wildlife Warden April Newsletter

    A lot has happened this month, as we have finally been able to get outside and meet up in small groups, which has been really nice. It is not only us that have been busy; I have two nest boxes in my garden that are being used by house sparrows, with parents going back and…