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Priority actions for England’s most threatened species »

Natural England's Biodiversity 2020 programme has published a landmark resource to help protect and enhance England's most vulnerable and threatened species, setting out what needs to be done to help them recover.

Green infrastructure as a catalyst for economic growth »

A report commissioned by Defra and Natural England assesses the extent to which green infrastructure acts as a catalyst for economic growth through consideration of logic chains and case studies.

Assessing green infrastructure valuation tools »

Green Infrastructure – Valuation Tools Assessment, commissioned by Natural England, examines the tools available to value green infrastructure and assesses them against research standards for natural science and economics.

Nature Improvement Areas creating better places for wildlife and people »

An evaluation of the first year of Nature Improvement Areas finds that they are making real progress in delivering their objectives of creating better places for wildlife and people, and more united local communities.

News round-up: fish discards, agroforestry, endangered species, Environment Agency, Natural England »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: fish discards ban agreed, award for agroforestry project, new endangered species campaign, stakeholder views on Environment Agency and Natural England review.

A natural environment legacy for London 2012 »

Over the last five years Natural England has managed a programme of projects to deliver a natural environment legacy for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, supporting the aim to be the most sustainable Games ever.

Olympic and Paralympic sustainability boost for Weymouth »

Defra's sustainable development team reports on the range of activity over the last seven years to ensure that Weymouth enjoys a sustainability boost from its part in the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Environmental Stewardship and food security »

A new report for Natural England finds that Environmental Stewardship schemes are delivering a range of ecosystem services which benefit the natural environment and in doing so help sustain and develop agricultural productivity.

Trees save money: the economic benefits of green infrastructure »

A review by Natural England of studies into the economic value of green infrastructure argues that devoting areas of towns and cities to nature is not an expensive luxury but can deliver important savings for the public purse.

The future of our natural environment »

26 October 2011, London: examining issues facing our natural environment and biodiversity, in the context of the recent Natural Environment White Paper, and how collaboration can help to protect the natural environment.