NERC-Defra Shelf Sea Biogeochemistry (SSB) research programme Shedding light on carbon stored in the continental shelf The coasts and shelf seas that surround us have been the focal point of human prosperity and well-being throughout our history and, consequently, have had a disproportionate effect on our culture. The societal importance of the shelf seas extends […]

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Two articles illustrating the challenges of Brexit to environmental regulations Defra recruiting 1,400 policy wonks to pick up the pieces after Brexit The Register ‘Exclusive Defra – the UK government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs – is hiring 1,400 “business policy” folk so it can untangle itself from Europe after Brexit, according to multiple […]

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RSPB Scotland applies for permission to appeal against recent decision on offshore wind farm judicial review RSPB ‘RSPB Scotland has applied directly to the Supreme Court for permission to appeal against the recent decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session on its Firth of Forth offshore wind farm judicial review. The Inner […]

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