Protests on hen harrier persecution move to wider questions of upland management – Enlightened upstream management contrasts with the degradation caused by burning heather for grouse shooting Bob Earll ‘We are in the media silly season when Parliament is in recess and all sorts of news stories hit the headlines. So it is no surprise that […]
Water sector regulators call on water companies to do more on resilience Defra, the Environment Agency, the Drinking Water Inspectorate and Ofwat have sent a joint letter to the water companies calling on them to do more work on building resilience in water resources management in England. The regulators say that “ambitious and co-ordinated leadership” across […]
Now we have the measurements we need effective management action After decades of Government indifference we now are seeing some concerted action. The old adage, ‘you can’t manage what you can’t measure’, is starting to be addressed. Now the issue is implementing effective management measures. Litter strategy for England: progress reports This report sets out […]
Recommendations to inform a UK ocean acidification monitoring strategy This report provides advice and recommendations on how the UK could contribute to the effort to measuring OA at a whole-ocean level. This report was written by the Defra Science Advisory Council Ocean Acidification sub group.