“Alan has been an inspiration for many decades, with the vision to see Scotland recover some of its forests.”
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I’m delighted to be one of the speakers on 3rd February, the first day of this 5 Day Online Experiential Gathering that is taking place from 3-7 February 2021. More information, and to book a ticket here.Read more
Welcome to my web site! I am an inspirational public speaker, ecologist, nature photographer and writer based in the Findhorn Community in the northeast of Scotland.
In 1986 I founded the award-winning conservation charity, Trees for Life, which works to restore the Caledonian Forest in the Scottish Highlands.
I care deeply about our planet, and have dedicated my life to protecting its biological diversity and sharing the beauty and wonders of the natural world through my photographs, talks and writing. Read more
My latest blog post
“I realised that I was watching a major event in the life of this shieldbug, the closest human equivalent of which may be being born from our mother’s womb. Somehow it felt like a great privilege to witness this profound and almost miraculous process of transformation. It’s a useful exercise to imagine what it must feel like to break out of what ha …Read more
Over on Twitter…
I'm delighted to be giving a presentation about the Caledonian Forest and some of its species as part of this project to provide inspiration to primary school-age children about Nature. It's online on Saturday 23rd January at 5.00 pm.
☮️ We believe that nuclear weapons are immoral, ineffective and expensive.
❌ In times of imposed Tory austerity, the £205 billion wasted on Trident would be far better spent on improving healthcare, education and building a better future for our children. https://twitter.com/CNDuk/status/1352534256396984320
Our new polling with @Survation, just released, shows:
☮️ 77% of the UK public support a total global ban on nuclear weapons
☮️ 59% want the British government to sign the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty
The Nuclear Ban Treaty is here!
For the first time, nuclear weapons are illegal under international law.