The Environmental Sustainability Knowledge Transfer Network wants businesses to take advantage of a scheme funded by the Natural Environment Research Council to partner in research internships of between one and six months in the area of Business Engagement with Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services.
The quality of Ireland’s bathing water continues to be high, with 98.5 per cent of bathing areas meeting EU mandatory standards, an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report has revealed.
Environment Minister, John Griffiths, is seeking views on which areas of Welsh water should be given highly protected status.
United Utilities has entered an innovative new land management partnership with the RSPB aimed at integrating hill farming with habitat restoration to create more space for nature and improve drinking water quality.
A new study coordinated by the Stockholm Environment Institute shows climate change alone could reduce the economic value of key ocean services by up to $2 trillion a year by 2100.
Environment NGO WWF has launched a petition to save the Danube’s most valuable and best preserved natural river stretch – but despite support from close to 10,000 people, more signatures are needed.
Action to protect species native to Northern Ireland seas took an important step forward this with the Marine Bill debated in the Northern Ireland Assembly.
A major project will see water from the River Conwy enter the RSPB Conwy’s lagoons at Llandudno Junction for the first time since the site was created more than 20 years ago.
A powerful new coalition of governments, international organizations, civil society groups and private interests are joining together under the banner of a Global Partnership for Oceans to confront widely documented problems of over-fishing, marine degradation and habitat loss.
This week’s drought summit has seen environmental bodies and other NGOs urging further action to mitigate the effects of upcoming drought in the UK.