..in his foreword to a new book on ‘natural capital’ * (i.e.Nature as the basis for economic prosperity) , Prince Charles says:
‘ (There’s a ) fast-growing body of evidence which confirms just how important trees, wildlife and other natural areas are for people’s physical and psychological health. At a time when countries are struggling to meet rapidly expanding public health challenges, especially where populations are ageing, this evidence is surely of far more than passing interest?’
Deadline for objections to destruction of Knowle parkland, is this Friday, 1st February at midday. Details in Dates for your Diary, on the SIN blog .
See also recent posts and DOCUMENTS on the saveoursidmouth website.
*see 29 & 30 Jan posts at http://sidmouthindependentnews.wordpress.com