Among the ongoing programme of CIWEM events is a free webinar series on ‘Nature-based solutions & the Environmental Land Management (ELM) scheme’. Defra has paused its consultation on proposals and ideas for its Environmental Land Management scheme (ELMs) which will usher in a new approach of public money paying for public goods, such as nature […]

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This Policy Position Statement (PPS) explains the importance of soils and the threats which they face. It recommends actions to address these threats. Concerted action is needed to protect soils. Their needs should be reflected in the policies and actions of all relevant stakeholders, both private and public. CIWEM supports the implementation of the 25 […]

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Angling Trust: Dredging is not the panacea    The Angling Trust is warning politicians not to repeat the mistakes of the past in their rush to make political capital out of the government’s response to the recent floods. Calls are growing to ignore the science and recommence wholesale river dredging as a quick fix. In fact, widespread dredging […]

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