Green Recovery Project seeks to protect biodiversity

Green Recovery Project seeks to protect biodiversity

Over the last two months, Europe has seen an unprecedented series of heatwaves that have surpassed historic records, originating wildfires and droughts in several regions of the continent. It is unequivocal that these irregularities in precipitation patterns respond...

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River ecology & water resources during dry weather

River ecology & water resources during dry weather

UPDATE 15 August: South West Water is introducing a Temporary Use Ban for hosepipes from 23 August. Find out more and keep up to date at: southwestwater.co.uk/advice-and-services/save-water/hosepipeban/ THE HEALTH of our rivers becomes even more paramount during...

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New funding from DEFRA for more trees

New funding from DEFRA for more trees

DEFRA has confirmed £44m+ funding for local communities and organisations to plant more trees and create more woodlands across the country. This is part of the work of the Government's England Trees Action Plan, supported by circa £675m from the Nature for Climate...

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Will UK act to save salmon?

Will UK act to save salmon?

Following on from the news about salmon numbers, our CEO Dr Laurence Couldrick shared a short thread on our Twitter account (reproduced below) about why we should care and asks what can be done. Salmon populations are in decline across the majority of the UK and they...

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Keeping a watch on water resources and salmon numbers

Keeping a watch on water resources and salmon numbers

This week has so far seen two concerning water-related issues make the news. Water resource On Tuesday 26 July, the Environment Agency convened the National Drought Group (NDG) to consider the potential for declaring a drought in England in August. The group,...

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