Archive of: Re Wilding Conservation

  • Rewilding the Sussex Seas

    08 July 2021

    Rewilding the Sussex Seas

    Thanks to the players of People’s Postcode Lottery the Sussex Kelp Restoration Project has been established to ensure the successful restoration of a crucial marine ecosystem along the Sussex Coast from Chichester to Rye.

     
  • Government says yes to Highly Protected Marine Areas

    08 June 2021

    Government says yes to Highly Protected Marine Areas

    The Wildlife Trusts cheer long fought-for arrival of first ever sea sanctuaries where all damaging activities will be banned

     
  • Hedgerows for nature's recovery

    26 May 2021

    Hedgerows for nature's recovery

    Hedgerows are a well-loved feature of the British countryside that create important corridors and much needed connectivity for wildlife.

     
  • Ground breaking decision for British beavers

    06 August 2020

    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.

     
  • There is no wealth but life

    02 March 2020

    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?

     
  • Is it as simple as planting trees to reduce flood risk?

    28 February 2020

    Is it as simple as planting trees to reduce flood risk?

    We have seen widespread calls for increased tree planting, primarily in tackling climate change, Sam Buckland from Sussex Flow Initiative looks at the issues.

     
  • Ending the War on Nature talks

    24 February 2020

    Ending the War on Nature talks

    A guest blog from David Johnson, co-founder of Shoreham Wordfest, which are promoting a series of talks on rewilding

     
  • Beaver back in Sussex

    03 February 2020

    Beaver back in Sussex

    After an absence of over 400 years, the beaver is coming back to Sussex.

     
  • Help Our Kelp - Byelaw Update

    23 January 2020

    Help Our Kelp - Byelaw Update

    The pioneering campaign to restore a vast underwater Kelp forest off the Sussex coast achieved its first major milestone, as the introduction of a critical new byelaw has been agreed.

     
  • Tree - to plant or not to plant, that is the question

    23 January 2020

    Tree - to plant or not to plant, that is the question

    When is it right to plant trees? And how do we do it right?

     
  • The trouble with trees

    07 January 2020

    The trouble with trees

    The creation of forests and woods can be a major contribution to restoring nature and can draw carbon out of the atmosphere, so helping fight climate change. However, done badly, tree planting and tree regeneration can cause major ecological damage.

     
  • Creating Climate Capacity

    25 November 2019

    Creating Climate Capacity

    On January 23 2020, we will be holding a Landscape Innovation Conference in partnership with Sussex University. This Conference is a first step for us, in helping to support and inspire local people to find solutions to the climate crisis.