UK Flood News is a highly effective monthly update on both national and local scale flood related issues to sign on click here contact phil@business-synergies.co.uk A new chairman has been appointed to lead the Environment Agency.   https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-chairman-of-the-environment-agency-announced Philip Dilley, the former chairman of London-based professional services firm Arup Group, will take up the post […]

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Scotland’s iconic marine species and habitats will be better protected following the designation of 30 Marine Protected Areas. Scottish Government   ‘Sites will protect a range of habitats and species including flameshell beds, feather stars, the common skate and ocean quahog, a large mollusc which can live for centuries. They will also protect sandeels – a […]

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MPs have cast doubt on the Government’s commitment to protect sea life in Marine Conservation Zones (MCZ) after less than a quarter of the recommended sites were designated and inadequate enforcement provisions put in place. Report: Marine Protected Areas Report: Marine Protected Areas (PDF) Inquiry: Marine Protected Areas Environmental Audit Committee   Committee Chair   Chair […]

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