PUBLISHED: 10:01 18 December 2018 | UPDATED: 10:23 18 December 2018 Ross Bentley The view from Dunwich Heath towards RSPB Minsmere and the coast © Justin Minns With a number of major energy related projects proposed for the coast, how do we ensure a balance between development and preserving Suffolk’s natural assets? The latest view out to East Angla ONE with the jacket foundations installedIt is anticipated that we will see a number of major energy sector-related developments on the Suffolk coast in future years. ScottishPower Renewables, for example, is planning a series of large offshore wind farms, which will also require onshore developments, while EDF Energy has announced Stage 3 consultation on Sizewell C is due to start in January. Both projects are expected to create millions of pounds for local businesses and bring many high –quality jobs to the region. At the same time, Suffolk has a coastline loved by many, and conserving this … [Read more...] about How can Suffolk’s nature coast and energy coast co-exist?
The goal of many investors is to build a portfolio that can generate sufficient income to replace traditional sources, but this isn’t as straightforward as it may seem. It is essential to understand the different methods of extracting money from your investments. How money is withdrawn can dramatically affect the length of time until that pot of money is exhausted. Broadly speaking there are two opposing camps on how to do this: the “natural income” method and “decumulation”. Here we explain the pros and cons of each. What is 'natural income'? This involves taking the cash distributions an investment provides and leaving the capital untouched. For shares, this is dividends; for bank deposits and bonds, it is the interest payments; for property it is the rent received. For example, the benchmark for global stock markets (the “MSCI World Index”) was yielding 2.4 per cent on 30 April 2018. Notionally, this would result in £100,000 paying … [Read more...] about ‘Natural income’ vs ‘decumulation’: what’s the best way to take income from my investments?
Source: Focus Information Agency Sofia. Together with pupils, we are launching the campaign for the European Mobility Week in which we will learn how to get from one place to another without damaging nature, Deputy Minister of Environment and Water Atanaska Nikolova said at a happening in the Boris Garden on the occasion of the Green Week 2018, Focus News Agency reports. “It is a real pleasure to be with you on this day of beauty, creativity and talent,” Nikolova said. “Today we will work together to learn and to teach our parents, friends, neighbours how to preserve nature, how to care for our city and make it more beautiful,” she told the children at the event. © 2018 All rights reserved. Citing Focus Information Agency is mandatory! … [Read more...] about Deputy Minister Atanaska Nikolova: Today we launch the campaign for European Mobility Week to learn how to travel without damaging nature
The story of Oceanic cultures and their arts is a story of struggle, a story that has continued to go unheard, not for a lack of tellers but a lack of listeners.This was the sentiment expressed by Professor Konai Helu Thaman, renowned Pacific poet and educator for over four (4) decades during her presentation at the second seminar on “Our Sea of Islands” held at The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala Campus on 9 May 2018, as part of its 50th Anniversary celebrations.The Seminar Series attempts to capture the line of regional thinking, advocated by the late Professor Epeli Hau’ofa in his seminal essay of the same title, which was published as part of the University’s 25th Anniversary. As part of her presentation at the Seminar themed at “Heritage, Art and Sustainability”, Professor Thaman said that perhaps the time now is ripe for the people of Oceania to start listening more closely to one another’s stories.She highlighted … [Read more...] about Call to preserve Pacific Culture, Arts
SectionsMoreMarket Place Digital Access Access daily-chronicle.com from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area. Home Delivery Local news, prep sports, Chicago sports, local and regional entertainment, business, home and lifestyle, food, classified and more! Text Alerts Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more. Email Newsletters We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox. Sign up for free e-newsletters today. As staff clears downed trees, re-opening of trails up in the air DeKALB – Wondering why the trails at P.A. Nehring Forest Preserve have been closed for weeks? You've likely heard of the culprit: the emerald ash borer. Patrons who have visited the preserve recently might have noticed fallen trees still lying on the ground throughout the preserve – even though many were cleared out of the preserve in the past week or so – and … [Read more...] about Emerald ash borer destroys trees, closes forest preserve trails