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The Life Aquatic
This year Liverpool has hosted the World Canals Conference, the top event in any canal and boating enthusiasts calendar. Source took the opportunity to talk to people from around the world about why they’ve chosen to leave bricks and mortar behind in favour of the life aquatic.
Spotlight - Martin Beaumont
Source talks to Martin Beaumont, chief executive of the Co-operative Group about how sustainability is being incorporated into all areas of the Co-op's work and what this means for both the business and its customers.
Environmental Champion - Sarah Williams
Source talks to Sarah Williams, information assistant for the RSPB's Manchester Peregrines - Aren't Birds Brilliant project. She discusses how she got involved in the project and how surprised people are to find the world's fastest bird residing in the heart of Manchester.
Spotlight - Richard Leafe
Source talks to Richard Leafe, Northwest regional director of Natural England about the remit for his job and how the newly created agency will be working towards greater access and enjoyment of the natural environment for all.
Seizing the Day
Source goes to talk to a variety of businesses, artists and academics about what they as individuals and companies are doing to become greener, more sustainable and to reduce carbon emissions.
Spotlight - Kevin Anderson
Source talks to Dr Kevin Anderson, Research Director at the Tyndell Centre for Climate Change Research about his current role and his aspiration that the Northwest can lead the way in the fight against climate change.
Looking for Answers
Ruth Kelly, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, has denied Neptune Developments £73million plans for the redevelopment of New Brighton. For many years New Brighton was a must-see destination for tourists but is currently suffering from the tail end of a 30 year decline. With this in mind Paul Unger explores why the developer’s proposals were overturned and what this decision will mean for the town.
Environmental Champion - Ailsa Holmes
Source talks to Ailsa Holmes of Friends of Platt Fields about the group's recent win at the Unilever Dragonfly Awards. She discusses how the group formed and the range of volunteering activities that the group organises around the park.