DTC provides a hugely valuable mechanism that enables and encourages the sharing of scientific practice and evidence to support effective catchment management. Click here for more information http://www.demonstratingcatchmentmanagement.net/?cat=1 DTC Conference – report and links to presentations How can we easily understand the ecological responses of aquatic organisms to changes in pollutant fluxes and flows? In […]

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A bad week for fracking – the Defra report in full – the Lancashire County Council report and another study on the chemicals used in the process. Links to the decisions and reports Lancashire County Council reject fracking application by Cuadrilla Guardian ‘Nine of the councillors on the 14-strong development control committee voted in favour […]

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The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands held its triennial conference from 2-9 June 2015, in Punta del Este, Uruguay. The Ramsar Convention is the only intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources. With the right ambition and motivation, the governments […]

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