Nicholas Schoon

Writer and researcher

Nicholas works on sharing Bioregional’s knowledge and good practice with key audiences including the media, policy makers and business.

He has also carried out a variety of research and writing projects for Bioregional clients including B&Q, WWF UK, the UK government’s Department for Energy and Climate Change and Transport for London.

He is a former environment correspondent of The Independent newspaper and edited the ENDS Report, a UK-based journal and website for environmental professionals, for nearly five years before joining Bioregional. He was also a policy analyst for the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution and served as communications director of the Campaign to Protect Rural England for more than five years.

Nick has a zoology degree from Oxford University and began his career as a reporter on local newspapers in Reading and Bristol.  He has had two books published, on biodiversity in the UK and urban regeneration, and is a solar smallholder with a 2.5kW photovoltaic array.

Blog posts by Nicholas Schoon

April Fool – the new energy efficiency standard for private landlord homes

Not a lot of people know this, but on April Read More

We’re losing one of the world’s most important records, Nick Schoon discovers

As September closes, so does one of the world’s most Read More

Hedgehogs need citizen scientists

We’re midway through Hedgehog Awareness Week. Time to prick up Read More