7 Dec 2018

Argyll Environmental reviews environmental impacts of Grand Designs project

Brownfield Briefing: Argyll Environmental has explored the environmental implications of a housing project in South Yorkshire.

7 Dec 2018

Net gain in action at Beddington redevelopment

Ecology Briefing: A range of habitats will be created as part of a planning application to create a commercial hub at Beddington.

30 Nov 2018

Ornithological plan helps barn owls boom

Ecology Briefing: Natural Power reveals success of nesting activities implemented at Scottish wind farm site.

30 Nov 2018

Undertakings yield £3.2m for environmental charities Locked

Ecology Briefing: Environmental charities are to benefit from the latest swathe of enforcement orders negotiated by the Environment Agency.

Europe, UK
30 Nov 2018

Fish relocated ahead of Birmingham flood scheme

Ecology Briefing: Fish rescued as £32m flood risk scheme progresses.

30 Nov 2018

Record 80,000 trees to be planted across London Locked

Ecology Briefing: London’s largest ever tree planting weekend approaches as mapping reveals the scale of the city’s tree coverage.

23 Nov 2018

Bamboo home scoops international prize

Ecology Briefing: The home only takes four hours to build and could provide a sustainable, low-cost solution in the Philippines.

23 Nov 2018

British public backs independent environmental body Locked

Ecology Briefing: Almost 70% of 3,416 adults surveyed in a RSPB YouGov poll back the creation of a non-Governmental body to enforce laws that protect British wildlife.

22 Nov 2018

Research programme seeks to integrate environmental data Locked

Ecology Briefing: The UK-SCAPE programme aims to deliver a complete understanding of our environment by combining national data sets.

22 Nov 2018

Innovative fish pass could see Essex-wide roll out

Ecology Briefing: A unique fish pass installed in the River Colne aims to support the declining European eel species.

22 Nov 2018

Sixty three tonnes of floating pennywort removed from Thames

Ecology Briefing: Despite a successful summer removing the invasive plant species floating pennywort from our waterways, the Environment Agency says the public should remain vigilant.

22 Nov 2018

Government refreshes ancient woodland planning advice Locked

Ecology Briefing: Government updates planning advice for applicants and local planning authorities regarding ancient woodland, ancient trees and veteran trees.

15 Nov 2018

Dorset WLT launches crowdfunding campaign to protect sandwich terns

Ecology Briefing: Wildlife Trust seeks almost £3k to help restore habitat supporting threatened sandwich terns.

15 Nov 2018

£16m Teesside flood scheme delivers 48ha of new habitats

Ecology Briefing: Habitat created as part of a £16m flood scheme aims to protect a range of bird and seal species in north east England.

15 Nov 2018

Rare beetle found at second Welsh site as conservation project launches

Ecology Briefing: Buglife project launched to protect rare beetle after second population is discovered in Wales.

15 Nov 2018

Newt relocation granted to aid power station redevelopment Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Shropshire Council has given permission to build 20 ponds for great crested newts on arable land by the former Ironbridge Power Station in Telford.

8 Nov 2018

National Trust bends beck to reduce flood risk Locked

Ecology Briefing: Ullswater scheme to reduce flood risk will see meander added to local beck.

8 Nov 2018

Water voles thriving in Gwent Levels

Ecology Briefing: Water vole success story under threat from M4 development in South Wales.

8 Nov 2018

Greenwich Council turns down 13-storey plans Locked

Ecology Briefing: Almost 500 letters of objection were sent opposing the scheme, which some felt would affect the light and ecology of the nearby Eco Park.

1 Nov 2018

Habitat restoration underway at Durham woodland

Ecology Briefing: Work is underway across one of Durham Wildlife Trust’s sites to help re-establish a broadleaf woodland.

1 Nov 2018

Community involvement key factor in successful urban wetland creation Locked

Ecology Briefing: WWT's good practice manual identifies green infrastructure and community involvement as key to achieving an integrated approach designing and planning urban wetlands.

1 Nov 2018

Woodland Trust aims to turn coal mine into forest Locked

Ecology Briefing: It plans to turn an open cast mine in Derbyshire into a 260,000-tree woodland.

1 Nov 2018

Stoats to be removed in Orkney conservation project Locked

Ecology Briefing: The non-native species threatens the Orkney vole, hen harriers,and short-eared owls.

1 Nov 2018

Somerset WLT and Kew Gardens team to protect trees

Ecology Briefing: Somerset Wildlife Trust works to protect the future of UK trees, collecting a range of seeds from its reserves as part of a wider tree seed project.

25 Oct 2018

Nottingham solar champion honoured posthumously

Ecology Briefing: City Councillor Alan Clark has received the Solar Power Portal Award for his work in increasing Nottingham’s energy self-sufficiency.

25 Oct 2018

River Wear fish pass completed

Ecology Briefing: Improvements made along the River Wear will aid fish migration and safeguard a local flood warning asset.

25 Oct 2018

Photo evidence reveals damaged river Itchen Locked

Ecology Briefing: S&TC continues campaign to protect River Itchen water quality as latest photos reveal algal “slime” coverage of river bed.

25 Oct 2018

Northumbrian Water stresses importance of bats in ecosystem Locked

Ecology Briefing: Water utility incorporates bat protection measures into wider flood reduction project.

25 Oct 2018

Rare snail released in Scotland Locked

Ecology Briefing: Zoo-bred pond mud snails have been introduced into the Pentland Hills to boost populations of the vulnerable species.

25 Oct 2018

LUC helps SNH develop wild land areas assessment method

Ecology Briefing: LUC has been working to help develop wild land area assessments, including suggestions for reducing impacts to such sites.