The UK River Prize is back for 2017 following another successful running of the prize in 2016 where the Rivers Eden, Derwent and Kent – “Cumbria Rivers” were announced as the winners. The prize will follow a similar format with finalists going through to the UK River Prize Awards Evening. The Awards Evening will once again be […]

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WWT have launched an online survey to gather evidence about the multiple benefits that wetlands can provide as components of natural capital and green infrastructure. We are specifically focusing on examples of: Natural flood management Sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) Coastal managed realignment Constructed treatment wetlands (or other wetlands designed to improve water quality) Survey: www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/workingwetlands […]

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Timed perfectly to coincide with MMO’s quota documentation on this the New Economics Foundation report explores how this process is undertaken by different European countries. Griffin Carpenter: Fish stocks are owned by no one but desired by many. How, then, should access to fish stocks be determined? In the EU, member states have answered this question very […]

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A variety of organisations responded to MCS’s advice of Haddock (see below) prompting this response from MCS. MCS Clarification on Seafood Ratings Advice – 17th March 2017 ‘In response to today’s media coverage of our latest ratings for seafood update, and specifically for our revised advice for haddock from North Sea and West of Scotland […]

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