At last … some action … although it should have come from the EU institutions. The ongoing issue of cetacean bycatch which is not going to go away unless concerted action is taken. Further evidence of NGO collaborations providing the muscle to hold governments to account. WDCS 22 environmental NGOs, led by Whale and Dolphin […]

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Northumbrian Water has agreed to pay £1,179,500 after having been found by the Environment Agency to have committed several environmental offences. Published 26 June 2019   Environment Agency Northumbrian Water has agreed to pay an Enforcement Undertaking totalling £1,179,500 Five separate Enforcement Undertakings (EU) have been agreed with Northumbrian Water after the company accepted responsibility for […]

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Wildlife & Countryside Link ‘Conservation and environment groups are highlighting the spectacular failure of UK Governments to deliver on their collective promises to keep our seas healthy and biologically diverse shown in the revised UK Marine Strategy (published late yesterday, 9 May). Conservation experts are calling on Governments across the UK to radically up the […]

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