WWF LIVING PLANET REPORT 2020

2020 has been the year that forced us to stop.  A global pandemic, extreme weather, forest fires. This year’s WWF Living Planet Report into the state of nature has just been published and can be found here. It’s not happy reading, but it emphasises how fundamentally important it is that we work together address the […]

REG response to RDC’s Draft Environment Strategy consultation

Please see our formal response to Rother District Council’s consultation on their Draft Environment Strategy 2020–2030 here. Thank you to all our members who contributed to our response, your input was greatly appreciated. Overall we are delighted that the Council is proposing this strategy and arestrongly and enthusiastically supportive of the intentions. We look forward to the […]

REG film night @ The Kino, Rye

On Wednesday March 11th we will be showing the film Merchants of Doubt in the Silver room of The Kino, Rye. This is the first in our new quarterly film nights @ The Kino – Many thanks to The Kino for their support! Merchants of Doubt tells the story of how a loose-knit group of high-level scientists […]

REG AGM 28th January 2020

Rother Environmental Group AGM will take place at 7pm on Tuesday 28th January 2020, at the St Mary’s Centre, Lion Street, Rye (next to the Kino). After the AGM business there will be two presentations / talks. Firstly, a brief introduction to the re-wilding project at Knepp Castle, West Sussex by Nigel Jennings.  It is hoped […]

Grazed and Confused!

Guest post by REG member Marian Harding. The opinions voiced here are not necessarily those of REG – comments welcome! Anyone come across the ‘ditch dairy’ vegan campaign? It featured so prominently on my radar earlier this year that I felt in need of counselling! However it doesn’t seem to have been taken very seriously […]

What’s a good diet for people and planet?

Jointly organised by Rother Environmental Group and Bexhill Environmental Group, on Wednesday 30 October 2019,  Dr Geoff Rayner gave a fascinating talk on ‘Diet and Nutrition Transition and Planetary and Public Health’. There were 3 key themes: Human nutrition – We are what we eat Food growing – with wildlife in mind Climate breakdown – […]