Hot on the heels of the EAC starting work on a review by the Environmental Audit Committee – see link below, Defra have commenced a consultation. Non-natives & impact on Freshwaters EAC committee take evidence – watch the video ‘Defra: Invasive alien species challenge the survival of some of our rarest species, and damage some […]

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The Environmental Audit Committee launches a new inquiry into net zero government. It will focus on the sustainability of the Government’s estate and procurement processes and what action it needs to take to achieve its net zero emissions target by 2050 or sooner. Inquiry: Net Zero Government Environmental Audit Committee MPs will examine how government […]

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Thanks to Jan Brooke for this: The Environmental Audit Committee continues its inquiry into invasive species looking at invasive species in freshwater environments and prevention mechanisms, rapid response efforts and the control of invasive species. Watch Parliament TV: Invasive species Inquiry: Invasive species Environmental Audit Committee Witnesses Tuesday 25 June 2019, Committee Room 16, Palace […]

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The Environmental Audit Committee launches an inquiry on the impacts of invasive species and their management. Non-native species are those living outside their natural range which have arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental. Of these, invasive species are those that negatively affect native biodiversity, ecosystem services and public health, through predation, competition […]

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