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International Day of Forests 2019

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Today (21 March) is the International Day of Forests (IDF) – a day, selected by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012, to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forest.... Read full article

Global Recycling Day 2019

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Global Recycling Day 2019 has arrived and people around the world are joining in the celebrations to mark the day. With events from beach clean-ups to high school litter picks and football challenges to school visits taking place in Europe, Asia...... Read full article

Permaculture Magazine Prize 2019

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The Permaculture Magazine Prize 2019 has launched with a fund of £25,000 – one main award of £10,000 and four runners up of £2,500 – donated by several generous benefactors. The aim of the prize, which is open to any permaculture project in the world... Read full article

Happy International Women's Day 2019!

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As women-led global reforestation charity TreeSisters prepares to launch its worldwide ‘Sing for the Trees’ campaign for International Women’s Day, Suzi Martineau, education and partnerships coordinator for TreeSisters, 10 leading women’s networks... Read full article

Plastic in UK Rivers

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On Tuesday (05 March), film star Bonnie Wright (A Christmas Carol, The Sea, Harry Potter series) joined scientists and campaigners on the River Wye to launch a nationwide survey of plastic pollution in the UK’s major rivers.... Read full article

UK's Recycling League Table

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Despite increased focus on recycling in the media and a push from many local authorities to reduce waste going to landfill, London borough Newham has earned the dubious accolade of the worst area for recycling in the UK... Read full article

Natural Flood Management

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Work has started on a two-year, £2.6m natural flood management project in West Yorkshire, to help protect homes & nurture wildlife devastated by the Boxing Day floods of 2015. The project, led by the National Trust, is to reduce the risk of flooding... Read full article

The Big Spring Beach Clean 2019

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A recent report showed that plastic makes up 70% of all the litter in the ocean, and if no action is taken to reduce its input, then it is forecast to treble within the next 10 years. From the 06 to 14 of April, Surfers Against Sewage (SAS)...... Read full article

Turning Off The Plastics Tap

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A group of cross-party MPs – including Conservative Zac Goldsmith MP, former Green Party leader Caroline Lucas MP and Labour’s Geraint Davies MP – has called for a complete ban on the export of the UK’s plastic waste to developing countries.... Read full article

Tony Juniper and Natural England

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Yesterday (06 February), Michael Gove announced that Tony Juniper CBE is the government’s preferred candidate for the post of chair of Natural England, the government’s advisor for the natural environment in England.... Read full article

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