The Wildlife Trusts, RSPB, Woodland Trust and National Trust have published a set of principles for ensuring ‘nature markets’ truly deliver for nature, climate and people. With an estimated £6 billion annual funding gap for UK nature recovery across land and sea, the UK Government has set an ambitious target to grow annual private investment […]

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Defra and the Environment Agency have published the ‘Natural flood management programme prospectus’, enabling applicants to apply for funding to increase flood resilience with natural flood management. NFM measures can include: soil and land management river and floodplain management woodland management run-off management coast and estuary management To receive funding a project must: provide one […]

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The Government have confirmed that the new Sustainable Farming Incentive will start accepting applications in a controlled rollout from August, which will offer farmers additional actions and more flexibility to choose the actions they want to get paid for. Farmers will be paid for any action they take that supports food production and improves farm […]

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Floods Minister Rebecca Pow has announced the first communities in England to receive better flood protection as part of the government’s £100 million Frequently Flooded Allowance to protect areas which have been affected by repeated flooding. The first 53 projects announced today will be allocated more than £26 million in total, better protecting more than […]

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The benefits nature-based solutions can provide to both people and nature have been prominent at this year’s World Economic Forum (Davos). Two new World Economic Forum articles explore the important topics of how to fund nature-based solutions in urban areas and how Indigenous leadership can help to unlock the value of nature-based solutions. Read more here

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The UK government has committed nearly £3 million of funding to 17 new projects under the UK Seafood Fund (UKSF), as part of enabling a resilient and sustainable fishing industry equipped for the future and helping level up coastal communities across the union. The 3 August announcement comes as further rounds of the UKSF, which […]

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