The 2019 State of Nature report shows that much of our biodiversity and wildlife continues to decline. One in four UK mammals and nearly half of our native birds are in danger of extinction. The most vulnerable animals include hedgehogs, hares and bats. One in four moths and one in five butterflies have already disappeared. […]

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Ofwat has published its new strategy ‘Time to Act, Together’, setting out the regulator’s ambition for the water sector. It marks a shifting approach to regulation, based on 3 goals: To transform water companies’ performance To drive water companies to meet long-term challenges through increased collaboration and partnerships For water companies to provide greater public […]

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The Independent reports that Boris Johnson is scrapping a commitment by Theresa May to stick to EU rules on the environment, safety standards and workers’ rights – to raise his chances of getting a trade agreement with Donald Trump. The “level playing field”, included in the Brexit deal negotiated by the former prime minister, was […]

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South West Water is the latest victim of a giant fatberg blocking its sewers. Longer than six back-to-back double-decker buses at 64 metres in length, it is the biggest discovered in our service history and thought to be one of the largest found so close to the sea. It is formed from everything that has […]

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Welsh Water has extended the registration window for free & confidential pesticide disposal scheme to protect drinking water quality Registration window for new initiative to help farmers, growers and land managers across Wales dispose of pesticide and herbicides extended Registration is now open until Friday 18th October Confidential scheme by Welsh Water safeguards drinking water […]

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