London is historically a city of ponds. Plans are afoot to revive the city's rich cultural and natural pondscape history.
The river I grew up splashing in has been quietly disappearing. This is a story about what it used to look like, how it changed, and what it could one day look like again.
Despite grim forecasts of a Mad-Max-style landscape, those speaking at the event offered some hope as they outlined our potential survival strategies.
We know it was one of the first things we did when we migrated into Europe and discovered its lions, bears and rhinos.
We need to realise that we are the life we’re waiting to discover out there, and we should celebrate, cherish and protect it, right here where we are in London.
I got to be a reporter at this year's Labour and Conservation party conferences. It was hard work. Here are some actual nothings that were spoken...