Environment

Source to Tap project launches legacy website

Source to Tap project launches legacy website

A new website has been launched to help inform and educate future source water improvement projects after the completion of...

August 11, 2022

UN: July 2022 was among warmest on record

UN: July 2022 was among warmest on record

This year saw one of the three warmest Julys on record, according to the United Nations (UN) weather agency. The...

August 10, 2022

Dutch farmers hit by water shortages due to drought

Dutch farmers hit by water shortages due to drought

Farmers in parts of the Netherlands have been restricted from using water to irrigate their crops due to an ongoing...

August 4, 2022

Water expert raises drought concerns after dry start to the year

Water expert raises drought concerns after dry start to the year

England and Wales have seen the driest start of the year since 1976 and it has raised concerns that the...

August 4, 2022

Scotland: Agri-sector demand for carbon audits increasing

Scotland: Agri-sector demand for carbon audits increasing

In Scotland, the demand for carbon audits by farmers and crofters in the first six months of this year has...

August 3, 2022

Antrim farmer fined £500 for water pollution offence

Antrim farmer fined £500 for water pollution offence

A Co. Antrim farmer was convicted at Ballymena Magistrates Court for a water pollution offence which resulted in the death...

July 28, 2022

Earth Overshoot Day: Half of earth’s biocapacity used for food production

Earth Overshoot Day: Half of earth’s biocapacity used for food production

Today (Thursday, July 28) marks the day at which humanity has used all biological resources that the earth regenerates during...

July 28, 2022

Public urged to protect water supplies to avoid drought

Public urged to protect water supplies to avoid drought

People across the UK have been urged to use water wisely to protect water supplies and the environment during the...

July 27, 2022

Fonterra officially launches electric milk tanker

Fonterra officially launches electric milk tanker

New Zealand dairy cooperative, Fonterra has officially launched the country’s first electric milk tanker. Named ‘Milk-E’ by a Fonterra farmer,...

July 25, 2022

FAO: Animal health policies key in measuring emissions

FAO: Animal health policies key in measuring emissions

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has urged governments to develop stronger approaches to evaluating the...

July 24, 2022

Eustice confirms next Environment Agency chair

Eustice confirms next Environment Agency chair

Environment Secretary George Eustice has today (Tuesday, July 19) confirmed that Alan Lovell DL is to be the next chair...

July 19, 2022

Wales: First Minister to discuss river pollution with farming unions

Wales: First Minister to discuss river pollution with farming unions

Wales‘ First Minister Mark Drakeford is set to meet representatives from farming unions at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Showground today...

July 18, 2022

Yorkshire Water sanctioned to donate £400k after polluting watercourses

Yorkshire Water sanctioned to donate £400k after polluting watercourses

Yorkshire Water has agreed to donate a total of £400,000 to Yorkshire Wildlife Trust after polluting two watercourses in separate...

July 15, 2022

Environmental performance of water companies falls to lowest recorded level

Environmental performance of water companies falls to lowest recorded level

The Environment Agency has today (Thursday, July 14) released its annual report on the environmental performance of England’s nine water...

July 14, 2022

Fermanagh farm stores 33,000t of CO2e in top 30cm of soil

Fermanagh farm stores 33,000t of CO2e in top 30cm of soil

Over 70 people were in attendance at an Accelerating Ruminant Carbon Zero (ARCZero) farm walk in Co. Fermanagh on Tuesday...

July 14, 2022

Natural England summit aims to reverse nature’s decline

Natural England summit aims to reverse nature’s decline

Some of the biggest organisations and businesses in the country are set to gather today (Wednesday, July 13) for the...

July 13, 2022

‘Most likely, almost every steak and burger contains small pieces of plastic’

‘Most likely, almost every steak and burger contains small pieces of plastic’

A pilot study conducted by researchers at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has found that nearly 80% of meat and dairy products...

July 12, 2022

Profits at risk if meat and dairy investors don’t engage in climate action – report

Profits at risk if meat and dairy investors don’t engage in climate action – report

A new report is warning that profits are at risk if investors do not engage with the meat and dairy...

July 12, 2022