Archive of: Tor Lawrence

  • Target Let-down

    25 March 2022

    Target Let-down

    Last week the Government published a major consultation document on environmental targets. Sussex Wildlife Trust believes the proposals will fail to stop nature’s decline, let alone enable it to recover.

     
  • Nature Recovery proposals based on weakened protections

    24 March 2022

    Nature Recovery proposals based on weakened protections

    Last week the Government published a major document on national nature protections. Sussex Wildlife Trust believes this will fail to stop nature’s decline, let alone enable it to recover.

     
  • Help stop the Arundel Bypass

    15 February 2022

    Help stop the Arundel Bypass

    Please Take Action Today. Help us to STOP the Arundel Bypass by responding to National Highway’s consultation

     
  • 30% more admin or 30% more nature for our protected landscapes?

    20 January 2022

    30% more admin or 30% more nature for our protected landscapes?

    England’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Beauty are unique and special landscapes. They should be exceptional, however in reality they are a mixture of beauty, treasure and degradation.

     
  • Environment Act Enacted

    10 November 2021

    Environment Act Enacted

    Last night the Environment Bill was passed by the House of Lords and has now received Royal Assent - so, after over three years of campaigning from NGOs, MPs, Peers and the movement’s supporters, we now have an Environment Act!

     
  • A grand day out

    29 July 2021

    A grand day out

    Tor Lawrence meets some inspiring Sussex farmers, working hard to help keep wildlife thriving on their farms

     
  • Stand your ground for nature

    28 April 2021

    Stand your ground for nature

    Tor Lawrence speaks out on the the dichotomy that is Nature vs Development, highlighted by Local Authorities under the expectation of meeting nationally set housing targets, versus their ability to integrate these into the landscape, whilst valuing and embedding Nature’s Recovery in one of the most nature depleted countries in the world.

     
  • Turning the tide

    22 March 2021

    Turning the tide

    Today the new Nearshore Trawling Byelaw has been announced. This is a major milestone for Sussex and we are thrilled. As a result of this byelaw, trawling will be excluded from the West Sussex Nearshore waters out to 4km. Our local and national decision makers have made real space for nature.

     
  • Standing up for wildlife

    11 February 2021

    Standing up for wildlife

    At a time of ecological crisis, we look to our public bodies to restore nature and not perpetuate the permitted loss that has contributed to the UK’s depleted wildlife at land and at sea.

     
  • Season's Greetings from Sussex Wildlife Trust

    24 December 2020

    Season's Greetings from Sussex Wildlife Trust

    Thank you for your valued commitment to wildlife through these extraordinary and challenging times.

     
  • £450 million to sever landscapes and principles

    15 October 2020

    £450 million to sever landscapes and principles

    Today, Highways England announced its preferred option for the much-debated Arundel A27 consultation. This road leads nowhere that we want to go.

    Despite significantly cheaper and less damaging options being presented, the ‘grey route’ will cause irreparable damage to our wildlife and the Arun valley floodplain.

     
  • Stepping up for marine wildlife

    28 July 2020

    Stepping up for marine wildlife

    The Sussex Wildlife Trust is celebrating Marine Week and is stepping up its support for marine wildlife all along the coast of Sussex.