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Why this Valentine’s Day we must all show the love

Steve Waygood, Chief Responsible Investment Officer at Aviva Investors, tells us that whilst Paris is synonymous with Valentine’s Day, this year he’s thinking about the city in an entirely different context. Here’s why… Steve Waygood In amongst the froth and roses and marriage proposals, the Climate Coalition is asking everyone to ‘show the love’ for […]

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Justin and the WWF crew on Frensham common

Pining for a clearer common

Last week Lucy Shield, Lucy Potashnik, Nicola Loweth, Richard Brown and I used our conservation day to go and help restore some of Frensham common – an SSSI designated area – back to its original heathland. The 400 hectare common is inundated with pine trees, grown after the Second World War when Britain was on […]

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Kathy in the River Nar with Rupert

On the river flows

Recently I drove the WWF Prius up to the River Nar in Norfolk to meet ITV’s Countrywise team to discuss the state of our nation’s chalk streams, and what we can do to help them. Roughly 85% of the 200-odd chalk streams in the world are situated in England. Formed over millennia their clear chalk […]

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