MMX has been working with Arabian Environmental Sciences Company (Arensco) Ltd, based in Al Khobar, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. The growth of environmental legislation and policy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) means that there is a growing market for consultancies such as Arensco, with all developments needing Environmental Impact Assessments. MMX has been [...]
It has been a pleasure to be based in Al Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for the last four months. Saudi Arabia is a rapidly developing country, and as it expands its petrochemical and wider business sector, it is also setting in place environmental policy and legislation to protect its unique terrestrial and coastal environment. [...]
MMX has teamed up with Indigo Planning to offer a wide-ranging advisory service on the Marine and Coastal Access Act of 2009. With the recent announcement of 127 proposed Marine Conservation Zones (pMCZ’s) around the English and Welsh coast, the process of stakeholder consultation is over and the recommendations of the four project groups now [...]
Marine Nature Reserves We are all well used to the idea of protected nature reserves on UK land; the actions of UK and European government and wildlife organisations have over the last 100 years safeguarded wildlife habitat that would otherwise have been lost to development. We have been less resolute in protecting the equally precious [...]
I am fortunate this month to be spending some time at Schumacher College in Dartington, Devon. It is one of the best places in the world for an environmentalist to be, everything about it encourages respect for the natural world and our harmonious relationship with it. Certainly more harmony between human activity and the natural [...]
As all my friends and family know, I have a rant at this time of the year about oil seed rape, and as there are many out there who don’t know what it is, it’s that garish yellow crop patchworking our countryside. First problem…its colour. For those who like it, I propose that we grow [...]
View the article in PDF format: The Environmental Impacts of Death from ‘the environmentalist’ issue 42
Currently I am supporting London Ashford Airport, Lydd, at their planning inquiry in Folkestone. The long standing and controversial plans to expand this small airport near Dungeness will be determined following the inquiry. I believe that aviation is one of mankind’s greatest technologies and is capable of becoming a sustainable transport mode. Airports are a [...]
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