Challenging Habitat Blog

Devon Great Consols Mine

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 UK World Heritage… Read More

Challenging Habitat

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 by metal mining… Read More

Outdoor Daily

Just like the sun is obscured by these clouds, I couldn’t resist feeling the truth had been obfuscated once more by politicians and their spokes persons on this morning’s Today Programme (BBC Radio 4). Perhaps they are all… Read More

Is the ban of waste imports by China going to be a wake-up call?

From today, 1 January 2018, China will stop to import and recycle 24 categories of our waste, in a move to improve environmental conditions, the health of the population and quality control of products. The dimensions of this… Read More