The Islands of the Brue

THE ISLANDS OF THE BRUERay GibbsA5 paperback, 56 pagesWith 10 full colour illustrations and three maps, all drawn by the author.Published January 2024RRP £10.00Price for copies bought from this website £10.00 including postage Note: at the checkout you will be charged...

Jem Bendell is coming to town

ECOLOGICAL WISDOM IN THE TIME OF COLLAPSE Article in The Glastonbury Oracle, June 2023 In this uncertain world, governments and economies may not last very much longer; the land and the people have a better chance of survival. When I have a Friday free I go to...

Deforestation and flooding

Bruton flood retention dam. Relationship between the percentage of woodland in a drainage basin and ‘bankfull discharge’ downstream. Graph from Dr Colin Clark, ‘Floods at Bruton’. DEFORESTATION AND FLOODING Information leaflet, August 2019...

Lowered water table

Gold Corner pumping station Changes in the numbers of ciurlew, lapwing, snipe and redshank on twelve core sites between 1977 and 2009. Breeding waders are the key indicator of the health of birdlife on the Somerset Lervels and Moors. THE LOWERED WATER TABLE: PUMPING...

Rewilding the River

REWILDING THE RIVER Information leaflet, September 2019 Rewilding means returning the land, including waterways, as near as possible to its natural state. It is currently a very popular concept, particularly amongst those who understand climate change to be the result...