Iceland’s government has issued a licence to hunt whales. The licence for the 2024 hunting season allows the Hvalur company to kill 128 fin whales. The government said the company was now permitted to hunt “99 whales in the Greenland/West Iceland region and 29 whales in the East Iceland/Faroe Islands region, totalling 128 whales”. A […]

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More environmental groups have set out their expectations and requests for political parties to consider in their manifestos and election campaigning. They include Save Britain’s Rivers: i challenges all parties to commit to election manifesto RIVER HEALTH: 77 per cent of rivers in good health by 2027. SEWAGE: Sewage spills will not damage high-priority areas […]

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CIWEM has produced a report that compiles reflections, or ‘postcards’, from coastal flood and erosion practitioners to offer different geographical and thematic perspectives from Britain’s coast, alongside some international perspectives. CIWEM’s Flood & Coastal Erosion Risk Management specialist panel have analysed these reflections to answer the question ‘How do we realistically adapt to rising sea […]

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The water industry is facing an exodus of engineers, with 70% of professionals considering a move to other sectors in the next two years. That’s according to a new report from specialist water industry recruitment firm, Water by Murray. The ‘Water Industry Labour Report’ found that seven out of ten engineers were considering working in […]

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