The natural capital of floodplains: management, protection and restoration to deliver greater benefits Valuing Nature | Natural Capital Synthesis Report. Floodplains are important natural capital assets which deliver a wide range of benefits to people. The interface between terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems in floodplains fosters both a wealth and a complexity of resources that are […]

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Yorkshire Water has announced that it has begun work on its scheme to plant one million trees across its land within 10 years. More than 14,000 trees were planted at Ogden Water in December, marking the start of a partnership that will see one million added to land owned by Yorkshire Water and leased by the […]

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Soil is currently being destroyed ten times faster than it’s being created. This is not only putting the farming sector at risk and costing England & Wales £1.2 billion a year, but is affecting the health of our rivers. A new report by WWF, The Rivers Trust and The Angling Trusts shows that spending approximately £10 million […]

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Severn Trent – Cash for Catchments: The Catchment Based Approach (CaBA) partnerships were brought in by Defra in 2011 to help achieve the Water Framework Directive initiatives. These partnerships bring together a wide range of local organisations (including NGOs, water companies, local authorities, landowners, angling clubs, farming groups, academia, and local businesses) to promote collaborative […]

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