Matters Sahari

The recent arrival of Saharan dust has again highlighted the subject of air pollution and is a reminder why trees are essential for the urban environment. See image here. After 15 years of warnings, the EU has now launched legal proceedings against the UK for failing to reduce "excessive" levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) air pollution - ...

Modern alchemy

Did you know that you could convert that rusting heap in the front drive or garage into a living, breathing, growing tree? Trees for Cities (here) is running a completely free scheme that will relieve you of your scrap-value car and transform it into trees with virtually no hassle for you. Have a look:http://scrapcarplanttree.org.uk

Apps We Love

Lewisham Council have released a nifty app for smart phone users that can help in the battle to keep on top of the work that needs doing to protect the local environment. So on your journeys around the area, use it to report issues relating to the local street trees.Brockley Central reported on this some ...