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Plea to ‘save Hampshire’s wildlife’ as stats reveal decline in birds and garden creatures

A nightingale

Published in the Portsmouth News on the 17th December 2018

Story by Byron Melton

ENVIRONMENTALISTS are urging councils to promote the enhancement of their biodiversity in future planning policy in a bid to ‘save Hampshire’s wildlife’.

Pleas from Havant Friends of the Earth and the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust come as statistics lay bare the […]

New oil threat looms over England's national park land, campaigners warn

More than 71,000 hectares of protected countryside in the south-east face risk of drilling

Parts of the South Downs national park, above, in Weald, are at risk from oil and gas exploration, says Greenpeace. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo

 

Published on The Guardian website on 15th March 2018 Story by Adam Vaughan

 

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Green Alliance Solar Power statistics for Hampshire and West Sussex from 2015

Hampshire ranks ninth nationally at 308MW Solar is the primary source of renewable electricity for southern counties and biomass for heat. Winchester produces twice as much biomass as Portsmouth’s solar. Half of Scotland’s power comes from renewables.

Martin Heath, director of the Hampshire Renewable Energy Cooperative, said: “Hampshire is one of the country’s sunniest […]