Committee on Climate Change: ‘We have today put six research projects out to tender to support the next UK Climate Change Risk Assessment Evidence Report, due in summer 2021.  The research is being funded by Defra, the devolved administrations and research councils (NERC, ESRC, EPSRC), totalling £925K.  Closing dates for bids range from 10th – […]

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From: Toby Roxburgh, WWF. WWF ‘One of the biggest challenges in establishing effectively managed Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) is ensuring that sustainable, long-term funding is available. In the context of limited government budgets, this means new funding sources, and where investment is needed, finance. WWF has been working with Vivid Economics and Environmental Finance to […]

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Defra, the Environment Agency, Natural England and the Rural Payments Agency are developing a scheme under the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) called the Water Environment Grant (WEG) to fund improvements to the water environment. The proposed scheme is being designed to support delivery of projects that are currently funded through the Water Environment […]

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New technology to improve the sustainability of the fishing industry Award winning start-up, SafetyNet Technologies, is seeking to revolutionize the fishing industry with a technology that uses lights to attract and repel fish, reducing by-catch. The equipment fits easily onto any fishing net, with ten to 20 lights required. The colour of light is controlled […]

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