Continue Reading... Sustainable Development Fund: RSPB Stour Wood – Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB

Sustainable Development Fund: RSPB Stour Wood – Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB

Sustainable Development Fund Case Study: RSPB Stour Wood Photo credit: Rick Vonk, RSPB The Coast & Heaths AONB is funded by The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and local authorities to deliver the purposes of the AONB designation. The Sustainable Development Fund is available to a variety of local community and conservation organisations or individuals to support projects for the conservation and enhancement of the AONB. In 2020, RSPB Stour Wood was awarded a £1,061 Sustainable Development Fund Recovery Grant to fund a project to improve accessibility and visitor experience, as well as promoting sustainable tourism, by replacing old, damaged gates which had been significantly vandalised and waymarks that were missing. Stour Wood lies within the new additional area of Coast and Heaths AONB, on the Essex side of the Stour Estuary. Public transport links make it an accessible outdoor space for the towns of Harwich, Colchester, and Ipswich. Using…

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Continue Reading... Necessity or luxury?: Environmental sustainability and economic growth in MENA

Necessity or luxury?: Environmental sustainability and economic growth in MENA

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is grappling with many challenges on several fronts. Air pollution, water scarcity, and climate change in general are some of the serious challenges facing the MENA economies and residents that have been overshadowed by energy, security, and political…

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Continue Reading... Croda and sustainability in the chemicals sector

Croda and sustainability in the chemicals sector

Sustainability is at the heart of Croda’s business model and they embrace their responsibility to pursue sustainable growth, making it a good fit for our portfolio here at Castlefield.

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Continue Reading... PA Environment Digest Blog: Norwin High School Wins 2021 Westmoreland County Envirothon

PA Environment Digest Blog: Norwin High School Wins 2021 Westmoreland County Envirothon

Students from Norwin High School took first place in this year’s Westmoreland County Envirothon, which for the first time in 35 years, was …

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Continue Reading... Experts in Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Call for Greater Participation of Indigenous Peoples Sustainable Development Decisions

Experts in Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Call for Greater Participation of Indigenous Peoples Sustainable Development Decisions

Climate change — and the megaprojects aimed at attenuating its effects — are presenting life-threatening challenges to traditional ways of life, experts told the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues today, as participants explored ways to better include indigenous people in the sustainable…

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