Archive for 'Natural England'
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Publications round-up: climate policy, living sustainably, carbon floor price, engagement with nature »
The SDRN highlights new research publications in sustainable development: evaluating climate policy in Europe; reports from the RESOLVE conference; assessing the carbon floor price; monitoring engagement with the natural environment.
Paul Hinds, Head of Sustainability at Natural England, describes its progress in reducing its carbon emissions, using mostly simple low cost measures to achieve estimated savings of £1.75 million a year.