DEFRA – Consultation on proposed boundary changes to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is consulting on proposals to extend the boundaries of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to extend protection for two of the finest landscapes in England and indeed the world.


Mark Avery Standing up for Nature – THE NATURE OF HARMING AWARD

Mark Avery is asking on his Blog which group of people of organisation do you feel should have their contributions to the loss of wildlife in the UK specially recognised? Mark points out the new ‘award’ attempts to recognise the massive contributions made to the loss of wildlife.

This is a very interesting poll because […]

MoD objects to Bempton wind turbine plan

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has objected to proposals to erect a wind turbine at Bempton in East Yorkshire. The MoD believes wind turbines can have a “detrimental” effect on the operation of radar. The application for a 46m (150ft) high turbine was lodged with the East Riding of Yorkshire Council by a local farmer […]