Local vs Global

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Where Does Our Food Come From? UK laws require meat, fish and seafood to have labels showing their country of origin, but this doesnt show how it has been imported or where else the product may have been shipped to and of course, there are many other food products out there that do not even … Continue reading Local vs Global

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June Event Notes: Elderflower Foraging

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Thank you Thank you to all that attended our elderflower picking event, we hoped you found it fun and educational. At this event, we learnt where to forage for elderflowers around Baffins and talked about some great recipe ideas.  What is Foraging? Foraging might be something that some of you have never done before and … Continue reading June Event Notes: Elderflower Foraging

Pesticides- A Solution or a Problem?

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Pesticides have been used by humans for thousands of years to control pests from insects and rodents, to weeds and microorganisms; they have been pivotal in agricultural and non-agricultural development.  Pesticide usage varies from country to country, and city to city and for different purposes.  Here in Portsmouth, pesticides, including the controversial chemical glyphosate, are … Continue reading Pesticides- A Solution or a Problem?

May Event Notes – Saving Portsmouths Wildlife and Green Spaces

An Overview In May’s ‘Saving Portsmouth’s WildLife and Green Spaces’ event, we were lucky enough to speak to Andy from Team Wilder and The Wildlife Trusts and Viola and Paula from Stop Aquid. In a nutshell, they all stood for a common goal: stand up for wildlife in Portsmouth, we have so few green spaces … Continue reading May Event Notes – Saving Portsmouths Wildlife and Green Spaces

Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill (CEE): What Is It and What Can We Do?

What Is the CEE Bill? In a nutshell, the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill is designed to target and reverse the negative effects we are having on the environment through the implementation of regulations, actions and policy by the government.  The CEE Bill Alliance is a group of people trying to raise local awareness of … Continue reading Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill (CEE): What Is It and What Can We Do?