Members of the public have an opportunity through purchasing power to help fishermen who fish in small boats around our shores, usually in the most sustainable of ways.  They are the life and soul of communities and are vital to the management of our marine protected areas. So far the call to purchase fish locally has […]

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Abstract Animal migrations are of global ecological significance, providing mechanisms for the transport of nutrients and energy between distant locations. In much of the deep sea (> 200 m water depth) the export of nutrients from the surface ocean provides a crucial but seasonally‐variable energy source to seafloor ecosystems. Seasonal faunal migrations have been hypothesised […]

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Ofwat has provided guidance to the sector Water deemed an essential service   A key decision by Government confirmed that Water staff are ‘key workers’ Sewer blockages   There are many references to problem caused by the use of non-toilet paper alternatives use   Perhaps this is good time to reinforce messages on wipes etc? Companies commit to […]

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Covid-19: Planning the Exit strategy for the postponed environmental agenda Bob Earll  2nd April 2020 The timeline (Figure 4) (see below) in the key Imperial College paper on Covid-19 confirms what health officials routinely rehearse about the timeline of the emergency, not least because beyond the peak subsequent bursts of infection are envisaged continuing into […]

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