Analysing the relationship between millennials’ perceptions of the natural environment and the conservation of natural spaces

My name is Sam Dawson and I am studying a Bachelor of Science degree in Countryside Management at Harper Adams University. For my Honours Research Project (HRP) I am researching the potential disengagement of 18-30 year-olds (termed Millennials or Generation Y) in access to natural spaces and the possible implications …

A Natural Disaster

The summer of 2020 was a long one of writing for Margot and me. We had just three weeks to work with Ruth Valerio and Tim Howles on the Grove booklet, COVID-19: Environment, Justice, and the Future. We made the deadline and the booklet appeared in July. The largest project …

Shelly Dennison reviews “English Pastoral” by James Rebanks

David Attenborough’s recent BBC documentary, Extinction: The Facts, was a stark warning about biodiversity loss. Pulling no punches, it examined the causes and consequences of a global crisis, taking us from Brazil to Africa and China.  Like many viewers, I was left with a mixture of emotions – anger, fear, …

Harvest Festivals

Harvests are associated with the autumn, but there are a series of harvests from June to October as hay, potatoes, other vegetables, barley, oats and fruits are harvested. When the harvest was completed then it was the time for ‘Harvest Home’. Recognising that the year’s crops were now ‘in the …