Caradon Hill is just about 7 miles from my parish, and what’s good enough for Boris is good enough for me (well, I’ll restrict that to distance permitted to venture from home during lockdown, nothing […]
Who needs (blood) diamonds when nature sparkles in so many ways? Without environmental devastation… …without exploitation… …and for free!
I’ve recently reported on the risk associated with recreational activities or working on an abandoned copper and arsenic mine in the Tamar Valley, UK. Read these posts at ‘Challenging Habitat‘ and ‘Arsenic Health Risk at […]
Would you encourage your children onto a playground you know is heavily contaminated with arsenic? Most probably not! But the public is encouraged to use the heavily arsenic contaminated grounds of Devon Great Consols mine […]
Let me take you to an excursion to the origin of this blog: I started writing about my thoughts on mining and its legacy in the UK and beyond. I wrote about the soils contaminated […]
‘Poldark‘, the popular BBC series uses the Cornish mining legacy as a backdrop and you might have come across its relics on a coastal walk or moorland walk. Neither the picturesque views of landscape and sea, […]