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Green Issues, Science, Conservation & Gardening - Dorset East

Dorset Council’s Executive Advisory Panel for Climate Change recently hosted two Inquiry Day sessions where organisations and members of the public were invited to present their ideas for how the Council can help tackle climate change. Back in December 2019, the Council launched its Call for Ideas, inviting people to submit...
The reopening of Winton Library Gardens is set to take place before the end of this week. Winton East’s Green Party Councillors Simon Bull and Chris Rigby have been campaigning for public access to the gardens, and those efforts are now being rewarded. Residents and visitors will have access to the street-level part of...
The new BCP Council budget for 2020/21 has been comfortably voted through Full Council, with backing from the Unity Alliance and abstentions from the Conservatives. It contains £1.4m of new investment in BCP’s corporate priorities. This included amongst other items: ·        £240k for the climate and ecological emergency ·        £150k for arts and culture ·        £150k for street cleaning ·        £370k for regeneration. This investment now makes up...
A joint bid by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP Council) and Dorset Council, has been awarded £79 million by the Department for Transport’s Transforming Cities Fund (TCF). The funding gives the green light for the largest sustainable travel programme of change to transport infrastructure ever seen in the area, helping...
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As the International Extinction Rebellion comes to it’s climatic end in London we would like to take this opportunity to look back from the point of view of local people in Wimborne. Some of whom attended the capital from day-one, others who travelled-up for just a day or two....
The first month of the New Year is almost over, but it is not too late to start a new year’s resolution for 2020. By signing up to car share not only will you be saving on average £1,000 per year, but you will be helping Dorset Council tackle...
  6 Stages of Climate Change Denial  Brilliant takedown of climate change denial. https://www.facebook.com/PeoplesMomentum/videos/2526554154281712/UzpfSTEwMDAwMTg4NTM5NDEzNjpWSzoxMjg4ODMxMzMxMzE2Mzkx/?multi_permalinks=1288831331316391&notif_id=1580396327944930&notif_t=group_activity The 10 facts that prove we're in a climate emergency
Climate targets seem sensible, but are actually impeding effective action. Let’s do something completely different. The crisis is not imminent. The crisis is here. The recent infernos in Australia, the storms and floods in Brazil, Madagascar, Spain and the US, the economic collapse in Somalia, caused in part by a devastating cycle of droughts and floods,...
The world’s oceans could face severe and irreversible harm unless tighter environmental safeguards are in place that protect them from the ravages of deep sea mining, warns a new international report, In Deep Water, released today by Greenpeace. The report provides a comprehensive overview of the environmental risks posed...
Bournemouth Borough Council spent just £5,718 fighting Corallian’s Colter Prospect oil appraisal well in Poole Bay, but spent over eleven times as much opposing a local wind farm proposal in the same bay – but over twice the distance from the shoreline. The figures were revealed through a Freedom of...