Ali Morse, Water Policy Manager at the Wildlife Trusts uses this blog to introduce the key pressures facing the water environment and how best they can be tackled using a holistic approach. May 2020 Managing the freshwater environment is indeed a tricky balance; we expect our waters to support wildlife, provide drinking supplies, take away […]

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Defra ‘Yesterday our landmark Environment Bill took a step forward after being passed by the House of Commons at Second Reading. Described as a “keystone” piece of legislation by the Environment Secretary, the Bill will deliver the most ambitious environmental programme of any country on earth.’ Single use plastics and deposit return schemes    Defra ‘It is pertinent […]

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Defra: ‘Environment Bill sets out vision for a greener future Our precious natural environment will be better protected for generations to come with today’s (Thursday 30 January) introduction of a far-reaching Environment Bill. The speedy return of the Bill to Parliament following the General Election underlines the government’s commitment to tackling climate change and to […]

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