What is a national ecological network anyway?

There is  a lot of talk about natural capital and ecosystem services at the moment. One of the ways of protecting our capital and services is establishing a national ecological network. So what is that? A National Ecological Network (NEN) consists of robust and healthy ecosystems, capable of sustaining the full range of ecosystem servicesContinue reading “What is a national ecological network anyway?”

Nature needs us to get MAD

For the last 40 years. European legislation has set a benchmark for environmental legislation. This has provided a strategic framework for national legislation that is set for the long term, and makes ecological sense. Transposed into Scots law, as a result we have some of the best environmental legislation in the world. This is nowContinue reading “Nature needs us to get MAD”