Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Government proposals to strengthen protected landscapes announced

Plans to boost nature recovery and safeguard England’s national parks for future generations have been set out. The proposals, which will be subject to consultation,...

Sewage, slurry and plastic polluting English rivers puts public health and nature at risk,...

Poor water quality in English rivers is a result of 'chronic underinvestment and multiple failures in monitoring, governance and enforcement', the Environmental Audit Committee...

£65 million of new funding to help Welsh colleges and universities reach net zero

The Welsh Government has announced £65 million of new funding to support further education, higher education and adult community learning in Wales. The package includes...

Government unveils two new environmental land management schemes

The Government has unveiled the next stages of its plan to reward farmers and landowners for actions which are set to benefit the environment,...

Putting nature and biodiversity gain at the heart of decision-making and design focus of...

Plans to ensure wildlife can be better protected and enhanced in developments have been set out in a new consultation. The proposals set out in...

Scotland consults on updated Marine Litter Strategy

A new consultation seeks views on an updated Marine Litter Strategy for Scotland, which aims to prevent litter reaching seas and shores, remove rubbish...

New consultation focuses on Future Agricultural Policy Proposals for Northern Ireland

A new consultation seeks views to create a 'profitable, productive, environmentally sustainable and resilient' agri-food sector in Northern Ireland. The consultation seeks the views of...

Scotland publishes River Basin Management Plans

The ecological condition of Scotland’s water environment are set to be further protected and improved for future generations through 'a comprehensive' new action plan. The...

Children need more time learning in nature, poll suggests

People believe children do not spend enough time enjoying the natural world and should spend more of their school time learning outdoors in nature,...

UN report praises UK efforts on wildlife and forest crime

The UK’s approach to wildlife and forest crime has been praised in a new United Nations report. The 'Wildlife and Forest Crime Analytic Toolkit Report:...