Monthly Archives: May 2014

  • Verdant Website Goes Carbon Neutral

    I am always looking at ways to minimise my personal impact and the impact of Verdant Wildlife on the natural world whether that be through simple things like recycling or buying local produce to reduce food miles or something more ambitious such as making our online presence carbon neutral. A fact I heard a while back was that a hundred website visitors produces  the equivalent amount of emissions as a 220 mile journey in a family car and that carbon emissions from the internet and associated computing power is second only to the aviation industry!!!! Therefore I was exciting to come... read more

  • Photo Blog: Isle of May

    We were up in Edinburgh at the weekend to visit the Scottish Bird Fair at Hopetoun House which overlooks the Firth of Forth and is in the shadow of the impressive Forth Rail Bridge. Having spent the Saturday at the Bird Fair we decided to escape the crowds and head over to the Isle of May from North Berwick on the Sunday. The trip runs from the Scottish Seabird Centre and crosses the Forth on a Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB).  This gives a few hours to walk around the Isle of May and its bird observatory and then a whiz... read more

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