Westminster Energy, Environment and Transport Forum Keynote Seminar: Policy priorities for protecting natural capital in England and the role of the 25-year Environmental Plan

28th February 2018

The 25-year Environmental Plan (25-YEP) was announced on the 11th January 2018 by the Prime Minister, Theresa May. An ambitious plan which considers a wide range of environmental topics, including amongst others; biodiversity, land-use, plastics, well-being and climate change.

More Soil Science in the media!

28th February 2018

Council Member Leila Froud watched a programme on Chanel 4 this week "Hannibal's Elephant Army: The New Evidence " which showed a team of scientists digging cores in a mountain clearing on the alps and found “disturbed soils” at depth, these were from when Hannibal’s army of horses and elephants from rested for a while en route to Rome! Also, high levels of nutrient in the horse manure was still evident in the soils all these centuries on.