Environment Agency   Last updated:    29 June 2017, see all updates How to assess the impact of your activity in estuarine (transitional) and coastal waters for the Water Framework Directive (WFD). The guidance is called Clearing the Waters for All. Contents Carry out your WFD assessment in stages Screening: exclude activities from scoping Scoping: identify risks to receptors […]

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The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) has published guidance on fish conservation for planners, developers, local authority officers and consultants, with the goal of improving fish conservation in the Tidal Thames region, encompassing all Local Authorities adjoining the River Thames between Teddington Lock and Gravesend. ZSL spoke to developers about this guidance at a Thames […]

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OK the BSI guidance comes with a price tag – but it’s a small price to pay to do the right thing … BSI launches new international standard for sustainable procurement in supply chains BSI, the business standards company, has launched ISO 20400:2017 Sustainable procurement – Guidance. Designed to assist organisations to meet their sustainability responsibilities, ISO […]

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Amy Wardlaw, MMO (August 2016): The warmer weather may tempt you towards the coast and learning more about the marine environment. When doing so it’s important you consider both your own safety and that of any animals you may encounter. Swimming with seals Whether swimming with, feeding, photographing or catching Pokemon versions of them – getting close to seals is best […]

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