Images from a local wood that is being destroyed
Please read this blog post for an update, including further images of the damage. This morning, on my daily walk, I was shocked to discover that a local stand of woodland is in the process of being bulldozed. Most mornings for the last three years, I’ve walked past a
A pillaged ecology in the Scottish Highlands: ‘I am angry beyond words’
An environmental consultant expresses anger and concern about landscape mismanagement and the impact of deer in the Scottish Highlands Last week, after I put up a post on Twitter and LinkedIn describing how I was writing a piece about the ‘pillaged ecology in the Highlands’, I received an email from
Do wind farms really have no effect on tourism?
This morning, I read an article in The Guardian with a puzzling headline: Scottish windfarms have ‘no effect’ on tourism, report finds. Here’s why I think this is nonsense. For those who love the Scottish hills, the subject of wind farms on wild land is an emotive one. As