This weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to join a 2-day workshop organised by the European Hedgehog Research Group at the beautiful LookOut centre in Hyde Park to share and exchange current knowledge on hedgehogs. I met compassionate, kind and caring individuals from diverse backgrounds: hedgehog carers and rescues, ecologists and biologists from many different… Continue reading Are hedgehogs going extinct? Full report on two compassionate days to save the European hedgehog
The process of getting into and going to a conference has been widely written about with sarcasm, cynicism and humour by amazing writers like David Lodge so I can’t say I wasn’t warned. Like a terrible first date that sticks with you long after its over, I needed the weekend to mull it over, thinking about […]
This morning is the last breakfast in the halls, and I would like to thank the catering service who were so helpful catering to my vegan taste, always friendly and chatty – you were a significant part of these enjoyable 4 days. In the first morning session, Tom Cuckston shares with us his latest research… Continue reading 30th CSEAR International Congress – Day 3
The second day begins with a very important and interesting talk by Daniela Senkl Integrated reporting – Cixousian Perspective. The motivation for Daniela’s paper comes from the Earth Summit, 1992 where a great hope for the future was expressed. However, we are still facing the same issues today. Maurice Strong was the first director of the UN… Continue reading 30th CSEAR International Congress – Day 2
The morning begins with meeting new colleagues, and having a cheerful and friendly breakfast in the halls. We head off to the main building for the congress welcome from Ian Thomson. I am warmly invited to sit down at a table and… Presents! Sustainable presents! It is really exciting to see sustainability in action.… Continue reading 30th CSEAR International Congress – Day 1
27 August 2018 I am very grateful to have the opportunity to attend the ESC of CSEAR (Centre of Social and Environmental Accounting Research) this year and a big thanks goes to the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures and my supervisors Prof. Jill Atkins and Dr. Robert McKay for their support. A big thank you… Continue reading Highlights from the 5th CSEAR UK Emerging Scholars Colloquium in Social and Environmental Accounting
18 July 2018 Yesterday I had the excellent opportunity to attend my first APPG (All-Party Parliamentary Group) meeting at the Houses of Parliament. I’m embarrassed to disclose that I’ve never been to the Houses of Parliament. Of course, working and studying in London for four years made sure I walked past the impressive Georgian building… Continue reading All-Party Parliamentary Group on Vegetarianism and Veganism #VegAPPG: Is it time for a legal definition of veganism?