Environment Agency: A PhD student at Bangor University, co-funded by the Environment Agency, has taken us closer to using DNA analysis for routine monitoring of freshwater macroinvertebrates (animals a few millimetres long such as insect larvae). The project successfully used new techniques to analyse environmental DNA (eDNA) released by organisms into water, for example in […]

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The Environment Agency is calling on anglers and netsmen to have their say on potential salmon rod and net limitations through an initial consultation launched on Thursday 24 August 2017. The consultation aims to understand how the Environment Agency can better manage salmon fishing in England and the Border Esk in order to reduce the […]

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An article and a video from the Angling Trust highlight the scale of the problem. Whilst the Environment Agency, to their credit, are still highlighting individual prosecutions the sheer scale of the problem has been highlighted by this recent work. The Grenfell effect is probably at work, a combination of a push for quick profit, […]

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