Whilst much focus lies on renewable energies, the long-term environmental impact of solar farms is still in relative infancy compared to wind turbines and hydropower. But with an appropriate land management plan, solar farms have incredible potential to support wildlife whilst contributing to national biodiversity targets - becoming undisturbed havens for wildlife across the UK. There … Continue reading Can ground mounted solar farms be wildlife havens?
So a date has been set for the EU Referendum - Thursday 23rd June 2016 - and I feel nervous, very nervous. As a student, I learnt about the laws that govern Britain's environmental management, many of which are driven by Europe and our subsequent membership. Yet, my relative inexperience in applying these laws means … Continue reading What does the EU do for Britain and for Wildlife?