They say that a good walk in nature can cure many ills. How is it that such a simple act can clear the brain, seriously lower stress levels and induce a feeling of enhanced well-being within us all? Nothing could ever compare to feeling part of that inherent seasonal dynamism, that sense of the ‘now’ [...]
In spite of the increasing number of people opting for electric cars, air pollution is still causing illness and contributing to the death of hundreds of local people. Hertfordshire businessman Thomas Delgado thinks he has the answer. Trees also combat air pollution and Beaver Scout leader Ian Burnett and his son Stanley talk about the [...]
Trees are being hailed as an essential part of the solution to both climate change and biodiversity loss. St.Albans District Council Leader and Climate and Environment Portfolio Holder Chris White discusses plans for an extensive tree planting programme for St.Albans.
The 1st London Colney Scouts are a tree planting wonder! Scout leader Ian Burnett and his son Stanley explains all. Plus, it’s a dangerous time for hedgehogs. Martin from Hornbeam Wood Hedgehog Sanctuary has tips for how to help.
It keeps us alive, improves our quality of life and is increasingly under threat - and yet we so often take the natural world for granted. In this edition of Environment Matters you can hear ecologist Joe Gray's concerns about the effect of mineral extraction locally on wildlife, St.Albans Green Party member Jill Mills' plea [...]
Simon Robinson of Solinvictus explains why it's a great time to get solar PV panels for your roof, and Nadia Bishara talks about how neighbours are pulling together to negotiate with Network Rail about the future of trackside trees.