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210216 | Pick up after your pet urges Cornwall Council

Pick up after your pet urges Cornwall Council

From Cornwall Council:

Cornwall Council is reminding people to pick up their pet’s mess following an increase in reports of dog fouling during lockdown.

Under the Antisocial Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act it is an offence to allow a dog to foul in a public place and fail to remove the faeces.  read more »

210210 | Cornwall Council calls for action to tackle growing crisis in Cornish fishing industry

Cornwall Council calls for action to tackle growing crisis in Cornish fishing industry

 
 

Cornwall Council has joined fishing industry leaders in calling on government to address a growing crisis in the sector due to complicated new export rules, a lack of clarity about fishing quotas, and an increase in red tape.  read more »

210210 | Bees: Britain is breaking its promise of better bee protections

George keep your promises - save Britain's bees avaaz.org/britishbees | Falmouth Packet ad

This is urgent! Britain is breaking its promise of better bee protections by allowing a bee-killing poison banned in the EU to be used on our fields!  read more »

210114 | Eustice grilled on his fishing deal

Eustice grilled on his fishing deal

 George Eustice MP (Conservative, Camborne & Redruth)
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210112 | Geothermal rum distillery project receives £70K from Government green fund This geothermal rum distillery has received

Geothermal rum distillery project receives £70K from Government green fund

This geothermal rum distillery has received green funding from the Government to get off the ground  read more »

201202 | Chemicals from plastic in ocean lead to animal deformities new study finds; Biologists in Cornwall have found chemicals

Biologists in Cornwall have found that chemicals released in the ocean from plastic can lead to deformities in marine animals
Sea urchins have been shown to grow deformed when in contact with chemicals from marine plastic
Sea urchins grow with deformities if in contact with chemicals from marine plastics, scientists from Cornwall have shown
nurdles are the plastic pellets

Chemicals from plastic in ocean lead to animal deformities new study finds

Scientists from Cornwall have shown that chemicals leaching from marine plastic can lead to deformities in some species like sea urchins  read more »

201202 | BBC wildlife presenter Gillian Burke: I wasn’t part of a community until I moved to Cornwall 'Now I wince when someone

BBC wildlife presenter Gillian Burke: I wasn’t part of a community until I moved to Cornwall

'Now I wince when someone says Cornwall is in England. I’m like, well, not quite!'  read more »

201119 | Sheep farmers blast George Eustice for 'unrealistic' no-deal Brexit comments

Sheep farmers blast George Eustice for 'unrealistic' no-deal Brexit comments

The Environment Secretary has come under fire from industry leaders following a recent interview  read more »

201102 | Pheasant to be classed as “nuisance” species as government forces shooting estates to seek licences

Pheasant to be classed as “nuisance” species as government forces shooting estates to seek licences

Posted By Rashleigh MacFarlane on 2nd November 2020

By Rashleigh MacFarlane  read more »

201030 | Legal challenge to pheasant shooting could change the face of the Cornish countryside

Legal challenge to pheasant shooting could change the face of the Cornish countryside

Posted By Rashleigh MacFarlane on 30th October 2020

By Rashleigh MacFarlane  read more »

Grow More Trees: Autumn Seed Search | Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Grow More Trees: Autumn Seed Search

One of the easiest w  read more »

201007 | Grow more trees - collect acorn and other tree seeds to grow tree saplings now

Grow more trees - collect acorn and other tree seeds to grow tree saplings now

Last updated: 07/10/2020

 

When’s the right time to plant a tree? Twenty years ago! When’s the best time to collect acorns and other tree seeds? NOW!

Boy With Baby Oak Trees  read more »

200926 | It Takes Just 2 Minutes to Sow a Seed

It Takes Just 2 Minutes to Sow a Seed

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But a whole family to plant a forest.

We need you. The planet needs you. And now is the time to act.  read more »

200928 | Environmental charity 2 Minute Foundation calls on supporters to help plant a new forest 'Planting trees helps to rest

Environmental charity 2 Minute Foundation calls on supporters to help plant a new forest

'Planting trees helps to restore nature, capture carbon and create an ecosystem for insects, birds and all kinds of species to thrive in'  read more »

The Forest for Cornwall (Koos rag Kernow)

Forest for Cornwall Programme

The Forest for Cornwall, conceived by Cornwall Council, is an ambitious tree planting project with the principle aim of fighting climate change.

When complete we hope it will cover approximately 8,000 hectares - that’s about 2% of Cornwall’s land area.

The Forest for Cornwall is not a single area of new forest.  read more »

200930 | Tremors and 'houses shake' in Lanner, Gwennap and Caharrack

22 mins ago  read more »

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