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May 6, 2019

We are eroding the very foundations of economies, livelihoods, food security, health and quality of life worldwide.

Robert Watson, the Chair of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (Ibpes)

This is the stark warning issued i...

March 2, 2019

Gardens are important for wildlife.  In many areas, including in parts of the Peak District, a modest garden can home more variety of wildlife than the open countryside.  They are particularly important for bees and other insects.  As we know, insects are important pol...

January 27, 2019

How healthy is the natural environment in our beautiful Peak District? How can we care for and enhance it? These were the questions that 75 people including members of environmental organisations and farmers' representatives tried to answer at the Hope for Nature confe...

January 22, 2019

On Saturday 19th January, more than 70 people overcame train strikes and braved the snow to come to Bamford village institute and discuss how we can bring back diversity and abundance to the wildlife of our beautiful area. 

Participants divided into groups to discu...

December 30, 2018

Human beings in general regard nature as something to control and dominate.  Even the commonly held western view of having stewardship over nature sees us as separate from nature, looking on from the outside ensuring that nature is happy within its own boundaries.  But...

June 28, 2018

The fire still burning on Saddleworth Moor is not in High Peak itself. But it is close enough to make us worry: we have many similar moors in the borough, and given the high temperatures and exceptionally dry conditions, it could have readily been on Kinder or Bleaklow...

February 26, 2018

When I moved to the edge of the Peak District almost three years ago I was excited to think of all the wildlife that I could see just outside my house. We will be living next to a national park, I thought, there must be loads. Yet since moving here we have only seen th...

December 11, 2017

At the time of the 1992 Rio Summit that established the Framework Convention on Climate Change, a group of concerned scientists issued a 'Warning to Humanity'. This told us that human actions were triggering an ecological disaster that threatened our ability to maintai...

November 3, 2016

As a child I went to Burbage School. This was then a real village school. We used to go on nature walks and gather frogspawn to take back to the classroom. Every year, the school used to take part in the “Bird and tree” festival where we observed one species of bird an...

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