Tag Archives: Energy

Techno trees – natural solutions for the future

Is there no end to what nature – and more specifically, trees – can teach us? In pursuit of the holy grail of plentiful, clean, green energy, scientists have twigged that perhaps Mother Nature knew best all along. Trees and … Continue reading

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Our woods and their wildlife: symptoms of a planet under pressure

It’s felt more like summer than spring recently. Basking in such unseasonal temperatures has been so enjoyable, it feels churlish to put a damper on things by mentioning climate change. However, recent European research has shown some worrying trends. Birds … Continue reading

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Heart-warming news for woodland

Long and eagerly awaited, the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) finally brings renewable heat production in Britain onto more of a level playing field with renewable electricity, which has been incentivised for some time through the Renewables Obligation. It’s a little … Continue reading

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No tree is an island

Rexyt’s charming new short film proves the UK’s woods and trees are a vital part of our world. In the animation ‘A Squirrel in Search of Sanctuary’, Red Squirrel (such a sweet little thing, I was cheering him on all the way!) is … Continue reading

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Another ancient woodland saved in Scotland

Our second Scottish success for ancient woodland this week (!) comes in the form of a rejected application for a wind farm within the heart of woodland at Monthreamont Moor, Angus.  Read the full press release on this case in … Continue reading

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