Chalk stream vulnerability

Chalk stream vulnerability

The Times (£) reports that: “The HS2 rail project is struggling to find the water supply it needs to tunnel through the Chilterns as conservationists worry that the project could harm ecologically vulnerable chalk streams.” “HS2 Ltd, the company behind the proposed high-speed rail link, told The Times it was in talks with Affinity […]

Saw this and…

Saw this and...

Not often that a post on Facebook makes you instantly want to ‘share’. This is one of those times. A GoPro camera on the end of a fishing line shows the abundance of sea life around the Isle of Man. Simple. Just as well it wasn’t mistaken as bait!   […]

Action speaks louder than words.

Action speaks louder than words.

In a tribute to Orri Vigfússon on an earlier Update we looked at the challenges for the North Atlantic Salmon – issues around sea lice infestation, disease and viral infection, genetic degradation, and displacement. For Orri words were never enough. Orri’s action was to buyout commercial nets to try and reduce […]