Archive of: Conservation

  • 30% of our land for wildlife, what does this mean?

    30% of our land for wildlife, what does this mean?

    The Government has committed to dedicating 30% of land for nature in the UK. This is, of course, a welcome ambition. However the real fate of nature, and the future success of this announcement relies not on a percentage, but on the depth of the intention through all levels of government.

  • Planning to fail wildlife

    Planning to fail wildlife

    The Government is proposing a major overhaul of the planning system and this poses a huge threat to Sussex wildlife.

  • Ground breaking decision for British beavers

    Ground breaking decision for British beavers

    After years of uncertainty, the Government has announced their ground breaking decision to allow England’s first wild breeding population of beavers to stay in their Devon home.

  • Living room conservation: getting Horsham on the map

    Living room conservation: getting Horsham on the map

    Please act now. The Horsham Local Plan consultation closes soon and this is a vitally important opportunity to help the natural environment from the comfort of your living room – especially if you live in Horsham District.

  • There is no wealth but life

    There is no wealth but life

    If we win the war against nature, we will have crushed the very life support systems on which we depend. This will be our ultimate “Pyrrhic victory”.

    So what is driving us towards our own self destruction?

  • A27 Arundel - another opportunity to comment?

    A27 Arundel - another opportunity to comment?

    Did you know that Highways England have been running a 4 week consultation on the errors and mistakes in the 2019 consultation they ran on the options for improving the Arundel A27​? The deadline is this Sunday 1 March, but Highways England say you can only respond if you responded to the previous consultation AND the errors they are reporting would have changed your original response.

  • Beat the Bounds at Whitehawk Hill

    Beat the Bounds at Whitehawk Hill

    Join the Friends of Whitehawk Hill to ‘Beat the Bounds’ and demonstrate our love for this ancient and threatened landscape on Sunday 1 March 2020

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