Archive of: Referendum

  • How can we make Brexit work for Sussex wildlife?

    How can we make Brexit work for Sussex wildlife?

    Whatever your view on Britain’s position in Europe, we live in a changing world and it is clear that there is now a huge task to make sure that nature conservation is given proper consideration.

  • EU Referendum Result

    EU Referendum Result

    The EU Referendum has been decided and the challenges faced by Sussex’s wildlife are as great as they have ever been.

  • How important is the EU referendum to Sussex wildlife?

    How important is the EU referendum to Sussex wildlife?

    There are many aspects to think about when coming to a decision about whether to vote “remain” or “leave” in tomorrow’s referendum. The environment is just one of them. So as a last exercise we decided to do a couple of straw polls on how important the environment is to some people when deciding on their vote tomorrow.

  • EU policy & law and wildlife in Sussex: Conclusions

    EU policy & law and wildlife in Sussex: Conclusions

    In May Tony Whitbread wrote to the Chief Executives and Chairmen of ‘Britain Stronger In Europe’ and ‘Vote Leave’, to our 16 local MPs and 10 South East England MEPs, inviting them to tell me how any benefits to Sussex wildlife from current EU policy and laws would be maintained after the Referendum. Here is a summary of their responses.

  • An EU framework for water and wetlands

    An EU framework for water and wetlands

    The sixth of our blog series about the EU Referendum and Sussex Wildlife, looks at how the EU policy has impacted on our water and wetlands.

  • The EU and the marine environment

    The EU and the marine environment

    The fifth of our blog series about the EU Referendum and Sussex Wildlife, looks at how the EU policy has impacted on the marine environment

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