Government have made a number of changes to the Environment Bill prompted by collaborative campaign by the Wildlife groups. Defra:  Landmark Environment Bill strengthened to halt biodiversity loss by 2030 New strengthened Government commitments to protect the environment for future generations made today in landmark Environment Bill amendments. The Government has strengthened its commitment to […]

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This is very depressing reading, and comes on last weeks news that Government are trying to water down protection for endangered species. All of this taking place against the passage of the Environment Bill through Parliament. EAC ‘The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) urges the Government to conserve and restore UK biodiversity and ecosystems amid grave […]

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The government has published its response to the independent, global Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity. Key points The Government agrees with the Dasgupta Review’s fundamental conclusion: nature, and the biodiversity that underpins it, ultimately sustains our economies, livelihoods and well-being, and so our decisions must take into account the true value of the […]

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Measures aim to boost biodiversity on the river as it flows through Shipley and improve public access. From the Guardian It was once known as the filthiest river in England but these days, Bradford Beck is hardly known at all. Much of its seven-mile (11km) route is culverted, meaning its course runs through tunnels constructed beneath the […]

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