Environment News:

No confidence motion: Gove and Watson ahead of vote
… "with no authority and no plan B." Meanwhile Environment Secretary, Michael Gove attacked Labour…


Natural Resources Wales changes 'compromise environment'
…Wales' environment could be "severely compromised" by plans to reorganise… "a suitable service for the people and environment of Wales" Expertise would be spread too… was to manage the environment in a more joined-up way and deliver £158m of savings over…


Trees in biochar study near Loch Ness
… and a "nutrient sponge". The four-year study is being done by Natural Environment Research… be a "green bullet" for forestry and the wider environment, with the potential to generate…: "Biochar has a range of benefits for the environment. As well containing nutrients like…


Hundreds of tonnes of clinical and human waste piles up
… sites of a failed disposal firm. Healthcare Environmental Services (HES) ceased… environmental legislation. "Enforcement notices were issued to HES in September and December… will be needed to clear the waste. Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham told MSPs…


Wirral dog ban plan rejected by councillors
…. Wirral Council's cabinet member for environment, Anita Leech, must now make a final… be no longer than 2m. The council's environment overview and scrutiny committee voted… give a "cleaner, safer environment". The proposals followed a public consultation…


Merthyr Tydfil children kick back at obesity
… to create an environment where it was "normal and easy" for us all to eat well…


Total ban on plastics 'could damage environment'
environmental damage, a team of academics have claimed. Green campaigners have called… rely on now with?" Analysis by Kevin Keane, BBC Scotland environment correspondent…


'Miss Environment': The 11-year-old girl 'saving Lagos'
… about environmental issues. Misimi told BBC Minute "some adults… are not environmentally responsible" so "she's on a mission to save Lagos".…Misimi Isimi, aka "Miss Environment", is an 11-year-old environmentalist…


Milford Haven oil spill smaller than first feared
… had on wildlife and the environment," said NRW operations manager Andrea Winterton…


Power Court: Luton Town football stadium gains planning permission
… in a new environment, so can we." Representatives from local businesses…