The Wildlife Trusts have launched a new report, Let Nature Help. “All over the UK we are working to restore natural habitats that lock up carbon in our peatlands, meadows, forests and at sea, and to bring people closer to nature. The loss of nature and the climate crisis are inextricably linked, yet this is […]

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New research by the World Resources Institute and published in the Guardian finds 147 million will be hit by floods by the end of the decade, ‘the numbers will be catastrophic’. The number of people harmed by floods will double worldwide by 2030, according to a new analysis. The World Resources Institute, a global research group, found […]

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The Government has announced a new formula for allocating funding for flood and coastal defences across England. In a move that will be welcomed by many, Ministers have decided to make a number of changes to improve the way government funding is allocated to flood risk management schemes. This includes a recognition of the wider […]

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IBS – Mary Dhonau  ‘The floods of this winter (2019/2020) have been relentless, the 5th wettest on record and the wettest February since records began, with nearly 4 times the average monthly rainfall in some areas. The surrounding countryside of my own home, in the City of Worcester, has looked similar to the lake district, miles […]

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