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Green Issues, Science, Conservation & Gardening - Dorset West

Letters following the publication of the article Goodbye, Kind World (filed under Climate Change) From David Bellamy, published in the Guardian 14th August 2004 An ill wind blows for turbines As usual, an elegant article from George Monbiot, the first two-thirds of which I agree with (Goodbye, kind world, August 10). In...
Please watch this pitiful attempt at rewriting history and then choose reality. The greatest nation that's ever been and will ever be 🇬🇧 pic.twitter.com/g3LWUOWe7P— Tommy Robinson 🇬🇧 (@TRobinsonNewEra) May 12, 2024 5. Top 10 sports Soccer (Football) Basketball Cricket Tennis Field Hockey Volleyball Table Tennis (Ping Pong) Baseball American Football Rugby Interestingly, there is no mention of darts or snooker.... But where...
A dream fulfilled last night was seeing the Northern Lights, but I never imagined that I’d actually get to see them at home and that we'd have such a strong aurora borealis display here in Somerset. I took some photos with the phone camera. It didn't look this intense...
Households across England will soon have the convenience of placing recyclable materials – plastic, metal, glass, paper, and card – into a single bin, as announced by the government. Under the newly unveiled plans by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), councils will also have the authority...
Green and sustainable practices are becoming more and more common in just about every industry and the UK’s $239 billion construction sector is no exception.  Many of the sustainable changes within this sector come in conjunction with the government’s goal of being carbon net zero by 2050. They’re challenging themselves, businesses and individuals to...
The High Court has deemed the government's strategy to meet climate targets and transition to a greener economy unlawful. The activist groups that initiated the lawsuit argued that the plan relied excessively on risky technologies and downplayed the risk of failing to meet targets. Judge Clive Sheldon upheld four of...
Plus...England's 13 dirtiest beaches are awarded 'Brown Flag Awards' Dorset is England's cleanest county for swimming in the sea, according to a new league table. Almost 90% of Dorset's beaches are rated as 'excellent' for clean water in summer, according to UK travel site Holiday Park Guru, which analysed Environment Agency data from hundreds of...

The Age of Terminal Idiocy

In Cornwall, we were told by a local a couple of weeks ago: "it has not stopped raining since October.". It certainly seemed that way at Easter. We saw the sun for a few hours on one day, but all week it was either about to rain or raining so hard our coats became unusable....
 LOCAL RESIDENTS DEFEND HISTORIC ROLE OF JURIES OUTSIDE BOURNEMOUTH CROWN COURT Update A high court judge has thrown out an attempt by the government’s most senior law officer to prosecute a woman for holding a placard on jury rights outside a climate trial. Mr Justice Saini said there was no basis for...
Transition Town Dorchester (TTD) is delighted to welcome Dorset Mind to take up a dedicated space at their Community Farm in Poundbury to deliver their Eco in Mind ecotherapy support and activities for local people that want to improve their wellbeing. “Dorset Mind is an eagerly anticipated partner for the TTD...