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Making Brexit Work for the Environment and Livelihoods: A Stakeholder Informed Vision

Making Brexit Work for the Environment and Livelihoods: A Stakeholder Informed Vision

7 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

It has been clear since the 2016 referendum that Brexit would require new agriculture and fisheries policies: even under the so-called ‘soft Norwegian' Brexit option, the UK...
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2019 Parliamentary Shadowing scheme in Scotland open for applications

7 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

Applications are now open for our 2019 Parliamentary Shadowing Scheme placement in Scotland, with Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and...
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ClientEarth deliver training for 12 Chinese Environmental Judges in collaboration with the University of Oxford

8 days ago   |   Client Earth

ClientEarth and the University of Oxford's Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment have designed and delivered a leadership development programme for 12 Environmental...
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International seminar on environmental law for ‘Greening the Silk Road'

9 days ago   |   Client Earth

Greening the Silk Road was the focus of the recent International Seminar on Environmental Adjudication co-hosted in Beijing by the Supreme People's Court, ClientEarth China...
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Moray councillor criticises council for downgrading green commitments

9 days ago   |   Press and Journal

A Moray councillor has hit out at Moray Council's “downgrading” of its biodiversity and landscape commitment. Forres councillor Claire Feaver says she is shocked that the...
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Riding Waves, Changing Worlds

11 days ago   |   Bristol Natural History Consortium

The past year has brought with it a huge change for the environment sector. Following global trends of grassroots, NewPower movements, we've seen the rise of Extinction...
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Why is British wildlife in decline?

Why is British wildlife in decline?

12 days ago   |   The Week

Credits WOLFGANG KUMM/AFP/GettyImages New study warns that populations have plummeted by average of 60% since 1970 One-Minute Read James Ashford Friday, October 4, 2019...
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Inverness residents celebrate council U-turn on housing proposals near nature reserve

Inverness residents celebrate council U-turn on housing proposals near nature reserve

12 days ago   |   Press and Journal

Residents of South Kessock and Merkinch in Inverness are celebrating after a council U-turn on plans to build houses next to the local nature reserve. Highland Council was...
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Populations of UK's most important wildlife have plummeted since 1970

12 days ago   |   The Guardian

Quarter of mammals and nearly half of birds assessed are at risk of extinction, says State of Nature report Populations of the UK's most important wildlife have plummeted by an...
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Call of the wild: the podcasts taking people back to nature

14 days ago   |   The Guardian

A new breed of podcasts is helping people reconnect with the natural world. But can the crunch of leaves through headphones substitute for the real thing? In 2005, Sydney-based...
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The Environment Bill and the Wildlife Trust's response

The Environment Bill and the Wildlife Trust's response

The government introduced a new Environment Bill on 15 October 2019. Read more ...

Prince Oscar helps clean up plastic in the park

Prince Oscar helps clean up plastic in the park

He may be only three, but Prince Oscar of Sweden is already working to clean up the environment. Yesterday, the Royal House shared a video, taken by Crown Princess Victoria, of... Read more ...

Which wader, when and why?

Which wader, when and why?

This is a quick summary of wader migration, for British and Irish birdwatchers. Read more ...

Lesser Butterfly Orchid - Project Update

Lesser Butterfly Orchid - Project Update

The Lesser Butterfly Orchid is a stunning creamy-flowered species which has seen awful declines in the last 50 years hence why Plantlife raised this species as a key priority... Read more ...

ICC Calls on Institutional and Business Leaders to Shape the Future of UK...

ICC Calls on Institutional and Business Leaders to Shape the Future of UK International Engagement

London : ICC invites business leaders and government officials to join the discussion around the future of UK international engagement and the role of the private sector in... Read more ...

London hotel now has suites filled with houseplants to help you connect with...

London hotel now has suites filled with houseplants to help you connect with nature

The Leman Locke Hotel in London is opening three plant-packed suites to help people get back to nature Fancy a relaxing stay that lets you get in touch with nature... without... Read more ...

Major environmental groups call on businesses to lead on climate policy

Major environmental groups call on businesses to lead on climate policy

WASHINGTON - October 15, 2019 - Eleven leading environmental and sustainable business organizations published an open letter in the New York Times today, urging the CEOs of... Read more ...

The inevitable transition to electric mobility in India - Will Indian...

The inevitable transition to electric mobility in India - Will Indian automakers step up?

With India poised to become one of the largest global economies, the eyes of the world are squarely on it. A young aspiring population is fast migrating to the cities, the... Read more ...

Family of six quit jobs and leave London to live off-grid in a caravan on a...

Family of six quit jobs and leave London to live off-grid in a caravan on a cliff

The family moved to Cornwall to get closer to nature A family of six have ditched London and their jobs to live off-grid in a caravan on a cliff. Davina Foster, 36, lives in a... Read more ...

The definition of genocide

The definition of genocide

Description The Syrian Democratic Forces has labelled Turkey's military operations in Rojava a genocide Credits Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text Kurds, Turkey Turkey's... Read more ...