COAST News

Are we pleased that Lamlash Bay Community Marine Reserve has been featured in Greenpeace International’s campaign video showcasing three marine reserves that work on our planet! Why ocean sanctuaries are so important When we create marine sanctuaries, we help restore the oceans for wildlife to thrive.Make history by helping to create the biggest protected area …

February at Corrie Film Club

Saturday 10th February – Special Day In The Dark Programme (not 3rd February as previously notified) Approximate times: 10.00 am – Scottish Shorts and coffee 10.45     –   I know where I’m going 12.00     –   12.45 Lunch  (Soup and bread and cheese) 12.45     –    Denial 2.30       –    Breakfast at Tiffany’s …

Eco Savvy News

This is an event that we are especially excited about – Arran Recycling. There has been lots of discussion and questions, relayed in many individual conversations in the Arran Eco Savvy Community, on Arran Community Forum, and other networks about the various aspects of recycling on Arran and wider. We thought it would be a …

Poem for February

I’m Nobody! Who are you?by Emily Dickinson  I’m nobody !   Who are you ? Are you nobody, too ? Then there ’s a pair of us — don’t tell ! They ’d banish us, you know.   How dreary to be somebody ! How public, like a frog To tell your name the livelong day …

Book Review – Chernobyl Prayer

Chernobyl Prayer A Chronicle of the Future Svetlana Alexievich, Penguin On 26 April 1986, reactor number four at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine, then part of the Soviet Union, exploded and released 50m curies of radiation into the atmosphere, 70% of it falling on Belarus, but with plenty to spare for other countries not …

Cheap renewables undercut nuclear power

Cheap renewables undercut nuclear power by Paul Brown of the Climate News Network The technology advances and plunging costs of cheap renewables make base load nuclear power redundant, and cheap renewables are mounting a serious challenge to nuclear power, which in 2017 has had a difficult year. Key projects have been abandoned, costs are rising, …