Nature on the Ballot and the Parliament of Things

An article by Kurt Cobb, printed here 22nd November 2020 There were some obvious and even historic ways in which nature was on the ballot this year in the United States: • Orange County, Florida voters overwhelmingly approved a charter amendment to give rights to two rivers to be free from pollution. By a margin …

Make Space for Nature

Arran’s local MSP Kenneth Gibson reports on a new Scottish Natural Heritage initiative Make Space for Nature As lockdown measures ease, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is encouraging folk to make space for nature. Lockdown saw an increase in the number of people visiting the outdoors to enjoy the natural environment and stay healthy. Of 1,000 …