21 Aug 2018

Biodiversity project could receive £1m Locked

Ecology Briefing: Charities across Britain can apply for their share of the £3m Postcode Dream Trust funding.

21 Aug 2018

Redbridge nature reserve threatened by council approved road Locked

Ecology Briefing: Proposed haulage route threatens nature reserve supporting newts and migrant birds.

21 Aug 2018

Cornwall Council set to spend £3.5m on public and wildlife spaces Locked

Ecology Briefing: Cornwall Council is investing more than £2.8m of EU funding to create greener spaces.

21 Aug 2018

Council to reconsider IKEA water meadows development as costs double Locked

Ecology Briefing: Council urged to rethink plans to build an IKEA store and homes on water meadows after spiralling costs revealed.

21 Aug 2018

S&TC urges EA to act over River Itchen damage Locked

Ecology Briefing: The Environment Agency has been urged to act over ongoing damage to River Itchen after independent monitoring exposed the extent of wildlife decline.

9 Aug 2018

EA commits to £9m floodplain restoration

Ecology Briefing: EA commits to Lower Otter restoration project enabling initial works to commence.

9 Aug 2018

Accord launched to enhance National Parks and woodland Locked

Ecology Briefing: Woodlands and National Parks will be protected by an Accord launched last week.

9 Aug 2018

Government tries to tackle ammonia pollution with guide

Ecology Briefing: It has produced a new guide to help farmers reduce the air pollution caused by ammonia gas.

9 Aug 2018

Norfolk Boreas ecological surveys concluded

Ecology Briefing: Ecological surveying of proposed 1.8GW offshore wind farm is completed.

9 Aug 2018

AI targets algae buildup Locked

Ecology Briefing: Artificial intelligence could speed up monitoring at water treatment plants and identify cyanobacteria before they become a problem, say Canadian researchers.

9 Aug 2018

Stay of execution for Coul Links wildlife

Ecology Briefing: Unable to reach a decision for proposed golf course, Scottish Ministers extend application’s consideration period.

3 Aug 2018

Low Impact bat mitigation licence issued Locked

Ecology Briefing: Natural England’s new class of licence gives ecological consultants more powers to disturb certain types of bat roosts.

2 Aug 2018

Beavers released in the Forest of Dean Locked

Ecology Briefing: Expectation that the beavers will improve biodiversity and reduce flood risk.

2 Aug 2018

Kent WLT intensifies campaign for marine conservation status after dredging project approval Locked

Ecology Briefing: An estimated three million tonnes of sand and gravel will be taken from the area over a two-year period.

2 Aug 2018

Organisations team up to protect endangered eels

Ecology Briefing: Conservation partnership teams with NRW to help protect eels in Merthyr.

27 Jul 2018

EA annual report: positive progress amidst illegal waste warnings Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The Environment Agency claims significant progress has been made in achieving the goals set out in its 2020 Action Plan.

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26 Jul 2018

Sustainable tree planting guidance published Locked

Ecology Briefing: Tree Species Selection for Green Infrastructure: A Guide for Specifiers aims to help people select appropriate trees for urban planting sites.

26 Jul 2018

Canary Wharf Group updates Biodiversity Action Plan

Ecology Briefing: Developer commits to achieving biodiversity net gains as part of biodiversity action plan.

26 Jul 2018

May announces new environment bill Locked

Ecology Briefing: First environment bill in 20 years set to be published by government.

26 Jul 2018

Innovative biodiversity toolkit aims to help developers achieve net gain

Ecology Briefing: Toolkit aims to help developers achieve biodiversity net gain through detailed project management.

20 Jul 2018

Ure river and floodplain restoration investigated Locked

Ecology Briefing: Techniques for tackling the restoration of the river Ure and its floodplain in Yorkshire have been investigated by consultancy JBA.

20 Jul 2018

Cranes will remain in UK, finds population model

Ecology Briefing: Cranes' numbers in the UK will continue to rise over the coming years, according to a population model.

20 Jul 2018

Blue green algae confirmed in the Lake District

Ecology Briefing: EA identifies blue green algae in three lakes across the Lake District.

20 Jul 2018

Multi-million pound project will unlock river Severn for fish Locked

Ecology Briefing: Almost £20m will be spent unlocking the river Severn for fish currently struggling to migrate upstream.

20 Jul 2018

Defra expenditure holds firm as consultancy spend jumps Locked

Ecology Briefing: Defra net expenditure dips 3% as its annual consultancy spend rises 64%.

20 Jul 2018

Twites tracked in RSPB project

Ecology Briefing: Innovative tracker technology will be used to better understand the movements of a declining bird species.

12 Jul 2018

Bees' Needs week highlights pollinator plight Locked

Ecology Briefing: The Government has outlined the measures in place to provide 500ha of wildlife habitat and boost bee populations.

12 Jul 2018

Sherwood Forest receives £2.4m lottery boost

Ecology Briefing: Nottingham County Council and its partners will use the funds to restore heathland, protect ancient trees, and embark on local history projects. 

12 Jul 2018

Multi-million pound reserve to be created in the Broads Locked

Ecology Briefing: Over 150ac of marsh, fen meadow and pools will be created as part of a nature reserve in Suffolk.

12 Jul 2018

Salmon populations to be mapped in electrofishing survey Locked

Ecology Briefing: Electrofishing survey aims to help map young salmon populations in Scotland.