Category Archives: The Environment

Could People Make Glasgow – a National Park City?

Below is a blog written for TCV.  Since moving from London to Glasgow I’ve followed the London National Park City campaign keenly and been really interested to see if there might be interest in the idea in Glasgow – so … Continue reading

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Conservation, people and Slovenia

I was recently lucky enough to spend a week in Slovenia on an Erasmus+ learning programme to exchange ideas about the protection of natural heritage – below are a few thoughts about what I learnt – and it starts with … Continue reading

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A call for a Greener Green Party

Over the years I have generally failed to vote, sometimes through apathy, sometimes organisational failure, but mainly through a strong and unshiftable feeling that no political party in any way represented a future that I supported. Over the last few … Continue reading

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Erecting fences and divided visions for our national parks

In a week when I was inspired to see the passion and energy coming out of the Re-imagine London Event as part of the campaign to make London a National City park, an age old argument is re-emerging in another … Continue reading

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What would a ‘National Park City’ be?

This blog was written for and first appeared on the Glasgow City National Park website.  To see the original and find out more about a National Park in Glasgow see the website. I am excited about the idea of National … Continue reading

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Conference for Nature

Unbelievably it is now four months since I finished the MSc, the big career jump and started work at The Conservation Volunteers. Since then, the blog writing has taken a bit of a nose dive.  Moving to Scotland on two … Continue reading

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Lake District Futures – Reflections 5 – is compromise always the best solution…

I was chatting to a friend who also used to live in the Lakes who had recently visited some US national parks whilst on holiday to the States.  “The thing that is impressive”, he reflected, “Is that when they do … Continue reading

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