Is Natural England finished?

First it was the climb down from prosecuting the Wuthering Moor estate in Yorkshire following damage to an SSSI, now Natural England have gone the full hog [young female sheep!] scrapping their 50 year vision for the England’s uplands – less than three years after heralding it as a road-map for hill farming in the […]

A New home for Hen Harriers?

Hawes water is always thought of as the home for a single male Golden Eagle but is this bird about to have new neighbours? The RSPB have just taken over the tenancy of two farms on the Hawes Water estate near Shap in the west of Cumbria owned by United Utilities, bringing over 7200 acres […]

Green Groups in America Sue To Stop California Wind Project That Threatens Condor

Three American national environmental groups this week have sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management over its [singlepic id=311 w=435 h=580 float= right] approval of a planned NextEra Energy Resources wind farm in the Tehachapi region of California that state and federal wildlife officials had warned threatens the security of the critically endangered California condor.