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The Government's Forestry and woodlands policy statement sets out a commitment to protect, improve and expand public and private woodlands. Recent projects address the particular threat to ash trees.
ADAS Arboricultural Consultant Ian Braddock gives an overview of the disease Chalara fraxinea (more commonly known as Ash Dieback) and the importance of biosecurity in preventing its spread.
Valuing England’s National Parks, a new report from National Parks England, shows the importance of National Parks as thriving rural economies contributing to national prosperity and well-being through their special qualities.
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform proposes a set of headline indicators for monitoring and communicating progress on greening growth and a greener economy and an international agenda for action for taking these forward.
Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: Big Society Capital, policy evidence plans, environment guidance for business, sustainable fisheries, EU action on climate change, funding environmental projects.
Leaders in health and care have signed up to commitments on how they will help local areas integrate services in order to achieve high quality, compassionate care that results in better health and wellbeing.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched a new programme, The Circular Economy 100 (CE100), to help businesses aspiring to transition to a circular economy model, in which resources circulate or re-enter the biosphere safely.
The international Think.Eat.Save campaign aims to support the UN Secretary-General’s Zero Hunger Challenge and galvanize widespread global, regional and national action to reduce food waste.
The UK Green Investment Bank, the world’s first investment bank solely dedicated to greening the economy, has mobilised £2.3 billion of investment in the UK's low-carbon infrastructure in its first 5 months.
The OECD sets out lessons from its gathering of evidence and peer reviews on countries’ public procurement systems, carried out in recognition of their economic significance and potential contribution to sustainable develoment.