The United Nations has designated the first Monday in October as ‘World Habitat Day’. First celebrated in 1986, John Powell considers the day and how it relates to a project that the CCRI has been involved with – that of ‘Foresters Forest’ in the nearby Forest of Dean.
CCRI’s Isabel Fielden has been busy in her garden while the weather has been warm. She has been pleasantly surprised by the increase in biodiversity in her garden, since the Urban Garden Project started in January 2017.
The EU funded ROBUST project has issued an infographic leaflet which is available to download
Media coverage from “People should be brought to the centre stage to deliver more environmental and social benefits” (PEGASUS project)
One of the key recommendations coming out of a recently completed EU funded project is a new approach that would bring the social dimension – people – to the centre stage to deliver more environmental and social benefits.
CCRI researchers have been at a Historic England workshop this week talking about their research, including dry stone walls in the Peak District National Park, and heritage, natural capital and ecosystems services in the Lower Severn Vale.
CCRI’s Julie Ingram has been invited onto the editorial board of the Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems journal new ‘Sustainable Intensification & Ecosystem Services’ section.
CCRI Director, Professor Janet Dwyer, has just returned to the CCRI after spending two months during the summer in Kyoto, Japan, where she undertook an OECD Research Fellowship.
Drs Kenny Lynch (School of Natural and Social Sciences, University of Gloucestershire) and Julie Ingram are coordinating a Workshop in Cairo on ‘Ecosystem services in informal settlements in Cairo’ on 25th to 27th February.
Julie Ingram and Kenny Lynch are leading a Tri-lateral Researcher Links Workshop in Stellenbosch from 29th September to 1st October, thanks to funding secured earlier this year from the UK’s Newton Fund, supported by a British Council Researcher Links award.