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The future is looking brighter for bees

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A recent study found that 75% of honey bees around the world contain pesticides. The study, published in Science, showed that the contaminated samples, which were gathered from 200 sites around the world, contained pesticides called neonicotinoids.  Read More

Why we shouldn’t breathe easy

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The world’s tropical forests are often referred to as the ‘lungs of the planet’, taking up carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen. However, these vast, green, breathing spaces may be running out of puff.  Read More

Ecology shouldn’t be an afterthought!

Friday, October 27, 2017

The ecology of a site can often be forgotten about in the planning of a development until it is late on in the process. Early consideration and correct timing can result in faster acceptance of planning applications.  Read More

The Future is behind us

Friday, September 15, 2017

It seems that the pace of technological advancement is fast outstripping the pace that we, as an industry, are able to accept and adapt to change.  Read More

The Value of the Landscape – Money doesn’t grow on trees but they can help you make it.

Friday, September 08, 2017

There are established methods employed by landscape architects to evaluate the quality of a landscape. The processes of Landscape Visual Impact Assessment (LVIA) and Landscape Character Assessment (LCA) have been developed and refined over a number of years by industry professionals to ensure that we are able thoroughly and, within reason, objectively, assess the value of an area, or series of areas, for their visual and landscape quality and character.  Read More