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Date: 24 November 2010

Claire Waterton (CSEC,Department of Sociology)has been working with Judith Tsouvalis ( CSEC, Sociology), Lisa Norton and Stepehn Maberly(Centre for Hydrology and Ecology,CEH) Nigel Watson (Geography), Ken Bell, a local Cumbrianfarmer, and the community in Loweswater, North Cumbria to create a new forum through which to discuss and act upon local environmental problems. This new forum, called the Loweswater Care Project,features in the following piece fromBBC local news. The 'sociologists' refered to are the above (Claire and Judith), from Lancaster University's Centre for the Study of Environmental Change, within the Sociology Department!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/cumbria/hi/people_and_places/nature/newsid_8691000/8691649.stm

News website: http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/cumbria/hi/people_and_places/nature/newsid_8691000/8691649.stm

This item was reported in: BBC Local news http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/cumbria/hi/people_and_places/nature/newsid_8691000/8691649.stm on 14/05/2010

 

Further information

Associated staff: Claire Waterton, Nigel Watson (Geography, Lancaster Environment Centre)

Associated projects: Understanding and Acting within Loweswater: A Community Approach to Catchment Management,Understanding and Acting Within Loweswater: A Community Approach to Catchment Management

Associated departments and research centres: Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Centre for the Study of Environmental Change, Sociology

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