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Aural impact

This Save Lea Marshes blog is about sounds. We are contrasting the sounds of birds with noise generated by a primary school at a similar distance from the area we seek to protect. The birdsong is currently experienced as you … Continue reading

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Nature uncut – please!

A month after the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority inflicted their misguided June mowings on the Walthamstow Marshes SSSI, the annual evidence of the damaging effect on flora and wildlife is stark. On the luxuriant unmown areas that escaped the … Continue reading

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Let’s ‘Give Nature a Home’ on Our Marshes

Recently the RSPB and other wildlife organisations teamed up to investigate how under threat our birds, wildlife and ecosystems are in the UK today. The shocking results were published in a seminal State of Nature report which reveals that in the last … Continue reading

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SLM Call on LVRPA to Establish London’s First Organic Golf Course at the Waterworks

SLM are calling upon the Lea Valley Regional Park Authority to turn Waterworks site (adjacent to Hackney Marshes in Leyton) into organic golf course, rather than the private campsite they have planned. The alternative wildlife-friendly plan is supported by a … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Friends of the Earth: Not the Greatest Show for the Earth

This is a letter from local resident and campaigner Jane Bednall to Friends of the Earth in response to an article published in their ‘Earth Matters’ magazine they send to their members: Dear Andy Atkins and Paul de Zylia,   … Continue reading

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