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Melting Glaciers


The irony is that the technology has been at our beck and call for achieving net zero for decades, and all we have to do is use it. Renewable energy is 9 times cheaper to produce than gas, oil or coal power stations, and so too nuclear. The technology is…

car exhaust fumes


After a 99% concensusus of findings by scientists that human use of fossil fuels is heating the planet, (that’s even greater consensus than the findings on smoking causing cancer and cardio-vascular disease), it is astonishing that the far right wing popularist politicians and their supporters like BBC QT guest Julia…

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HM Queen – A message from James

HM Queen Elizabeth II 1926 - 2022 . The Queen has been a constant, a figure head, a touch-stone for the nation though a great time of change and has been part of the bedrock of all that underpins Great Britain, taking for granted her presence and her image has…

Wild flower meddow

5 key factors in establishing wildflower in Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems

Here are 5 key components to achieving the right effect: 1. Ensuring an amenity grass margin: Presentation is everything: Imagine if the wild flower meadow went right to the edge: the residents would have complained that someone forgot to mow the grass! The amenity grass strip provides a frame of…

JBA Bury & West Suffolk Magazine

JBA delighted to be featured in the Bury & West Suffolk Magazine

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Hot, Hot, Hot…Is This Another 1976?

In one way yes, its hot here in the UK, just hotter this time around. In all other ways no. The event of 1976 was caused by a persistent localised high pressure bubble that hung around like the winter version of the 1963 winter event, except in 1976, the high…

Calling All Humanities Grads

If you are a humanities Grad' or know one struggling to find a job: Apply here and now: We need top grad's to join a structured training on the job post to become a Landscape Impact Assessor: You just need to be bright, keen, a really good researcher and report…

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The State of The UK

There has never been a better time to drive electric: Fuel prices relentlessly seem to rise. Even modest mileage will cost £7k more per annum than electric at current fuel costs: That’s now much more than the extra cost of the electric car in the first place, over a 3…

Barn Owl

Although primarily active at night, as well as at dusk and dawn, barn owls (Tyto alba) can also be spotted hunting in the daytime, especially if they have young to feed. This barn owl was spotted during a reptile survey last week. - Bethan Feeney-Howells Field Ecologist   [video width="1920"…