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(Don't) blame it on the weatherman
Every year my colleague Rolf (Williams – Kent Communications Officer) gets the plum job of soaring 1,000ft up above the Thames Estuary in a micro-light. In his words this is “ a privileged, if precarious, position from which to visit the whole of the Greater Thames Futurescape, viewed from...
24 Apr 2013
Estuary campaign hits the high notes
We’ve been shoulder to shoulder with the Friends of North Kent Marshes for over a decade campaigning to save this historic landscape and world class wildlife site from proposals to build a major new four runway airport. But to the people of the Hoo Peninsula it is also their home – as the...
18 Mar 2013
A room full of expertise and enthusiasm
The Space for Nature; Land for Life Conference on 28 th February was a key milestone for the Greater Thames. Over a hundred individuals, representing interests from across business, communities, local government, conservation and funders, came together to celebrate our previous successes and identify...
4 Mar 2013
One Direction for Nature? The #JeThames Brit Awards nominations are...
I admit that working for nature in the Greater Thames isn’t all about glitz and glamour. Not in comparison to the 2013 Brit Awards which will no doubt dazzle and shimmer in North Greenwich tonight. Take a conversation I had the other day about the fate of the dunlin. If you wanted to invent...
20 Feb 2013
Feast your eyes on the farmland birds in the Thames!
The Thames is a big old place! Although most of us wouldn’t necessarily associate it as being big on agriculture, this vital industry does have a place in as a historical food supplier for the UK’s burgeoning capital city. Together with partners, the RSPB works with farmers and landowners...
7 Feb 2013
There's life in the Thames!
Kick starting 2013 with a blog about why the Greater Thames matters to him, is Tim Webb, RSPB London’s Communications Manager: Weekdays, my commute to and from work runs alongside the Thames and every time I’m alongside the river, the pedals turn more slowly. It’s an inspiring way...
21 Jan 2013
Boris Island, Seriously?
I’m often asked if the current proposals to build an airport in the middle of the Thames estuary with roads and barriers linking both the Kent and Essex’s coasts is ‘serious’? The sub-text for the question is usually ‘should the RSPB be putting resources into developing...
25 Jan 2010
Wallasea Island on BBC World Service One Planet
A couple of weeks ago I met the BBC Richard Hollingham at Wallasea Island to record an interview for One Planet – broadcast on the BBC World Service. And here is the programme . We look at how exactly do you value nature - there are real and measurable benefits to the Wallasea Island project...
17 Dec 2009
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