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July 1st 2016

When Ben Bower, one of our KWES Project Leaders had the opportunity to travel to Kachchh in the state of Gujarat, India and utilise his woodland skills to help the local population, he jumped at the opportunity. This opportunity came about because Ben did his Msc at Greenwhich University and worked ... Read More

June 1st 2016

According to government estimates, ash dieback is expected to kill 80 million ash trees over the next 20 years. As a consequence research teams from London and Oxford Universities with the backing of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Forestry Commission are looking to ge... Read More

May 13th 2016

The Forestry Commission estimates that a farmhouse and its outbuildings would require 35 acres of woodland if heating was to be provided by wood on an indefinite basis. I think it unlikely that the 200,000 wood burning stoves sold last year were all bought by landed gentry. This begs the question, w... Read More

May 10th 2016

The business environment is being shaped and turned upside down by three fundamental challenges: The need to rapidly adapt to political and economic change. Responding to increasing consumer demand and legislative requirement for greater sustainability and business transparency. The need for busine... Read More