Tag: reserve

The Great Wind Debate

4 wind farms proposed on the East coast of Scotland

In Scotland over the last few weeks there has been a fair amount of controversy over four wind farms due to be constructed on the East coast of Scotland. These wind farms were initially approved, then were put on hold after the RSPB appealed, but have now been cleared to proceed once again after a recent court ruling.

New Zealand creates huge marine reserve

In a surprise move, the New Zealand government have announced the planned creation of the “Kermadec ocean sanctuary”, in the South Pacific. It will be 620,000 sq km in size and join onto an existing marine reserve around the Kermadec islands. This would make… Continue Reading “New Zealand creates huge marine reserve”

Fracking U-turn over wildlife reserves

As many of you know, the environment secretary is keen to have fracking in Britain. Fracking is a contentious issue in itself but new government proposals are advocating fracking in 3 nature reserves and 53 sites of special scientific interest (SSSI) Nature reserves have… Continue Reading “Fracking U-turn over wildlife reserves”

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