Sounds of the Shore: The British Library and the National Trust are creating a coastal soundmap of the UK

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Beam Engine Houses, Bollatack, Cornwall (© David Noton)

The British Library, in collaboration with the National Trust, the National Trust for Scotland and audioBoom Ltd, need your help to create the first ever coastal soundmap of the UK. Mike Collins of the National Trust explains how you can get involved. Read more »

Advanced Facilitation Training (London)

14/10/2015 10:00
14/10/2015 16:00

Event Description

‘Lots of meaty content - very engaging!’
The Eden Project

A highly practical course helping facilitators to deal with power, conflict & big personalities!

A unique day of interactive and participatory learning to build your confidence as a facilitator or workshop leader. Read more »

London’s economy at risk from extreme world weather

Published today, 23rd July 2015, the London Assembly Economy Committee report ‘Weathering the Storm’, looks into the impact of climate change on London’s economy in terms of risks and opportunities.

The key findingas are:

  • London’s businesses are ill-prepared for climate change risks - 54 per cent of FTSE 100 firms have no business adaptation strategy in place for climate change.

Fancy skiing? Loco2 puts the Alps in easy reach as Ski Train bookings open

Loco2 is the best place to book tickets for the direct ski trains and new London to Lyon service, which go on sale today. Only on loco2.com can skiers book from any UK railway station to the largest number of Alpine resorts in a single transaction. Skiers will be able to connect from their local station to the two direct ski train services that will run each week between London St Pancras International, calling at Ashford International, and Moûtiers, Aime-la-Plagne and Bourg St Maurice in France. Read more »

Sustainable Beekeeping Training Course

22/08/2015
23/08/2015

Event Description

An introduction to sustainable approaches to beekeeping in the UK. Suitable for those with or without previous knowledge of beekeeping.

How can we ensure the survival of honey bees? Courses on sustainable beekeeping are run by Bees for Development at Ragman's Lane Permaculture Farm. We cover the management of bees, and natural ways to take care of them

Course content

  • Meet the bees - a hands-on look at a honey bee colony
  • The natural lifecycle of honey bees - basic bee biology and ecology

Norway could be Europe's green battery

Alta Dam in northern Norway, one of the country‘s 937 hydropower installations. Norway is the world‘s sixth largest producer of electricity from hydropower. Photo: Rehro, via Wikimedia Commons.

Norwegian hydropower could make Norway the “green battery” of Europe — not by building new power plants, but by further developing the hydropower installations that were built out beginning at the turn of the last century. Read more »

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