The groundbreaking State of Nature report published today by a coalition of leading NGOs on the state of British wildlife and plant species has flagged up water abstraction and pollution as a significant threat to both.
A groundbreaking report published today by a coalition of 25 leading conservation and research organisations has reveals that 60% of native UK plant and animal species studied have declined over recent decades – with more than one in ten under threat of disappearing from the UK altogether.
The Secretariats of the Convention on Biological Diversity and of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) have called for the conservation of biological diversity and the ecological restoration of ecosystems to be reflected in national drought management policies.
The Norfolk Rivers Trust has installed a remote river monitoring station that has been tracking water quality and flow before and after river restoration work at an area of ecological importance on the River Nar.
A new global standard in assessing environmental risk, the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems, has been trialled on 20 ecosystems spanning six continents and three oceans.
European nations must work together in order to adapt to climate change, a new report has said, although there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach.
United Utilities and the Environment Agency are cooperating on a project to boost the eco-system of two rivers in the Trough of Bowland.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has published its latest UK Implementation Plan for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) – which includes protection of the water environment.
Investing in sustainable infrastructure and resource efficient technologies in cities offers a golden opportunity to deliver economic growth with lower rates of environmental degradation, according to a new report by the United Nations.
The European Commission (EC) has this week published its strategy for adapting to climate change as well as adopting a Green Paper on insurance in the context of natural and man-made disasters.