Buzz for new bee found in Greenwich

A bee species has been spotted for the first time breeding in Britain. The bee was found during a survey of Greenwich Peninsula...

Seaweed: a model solution for fighting climate change, says group

A new paper published in Nature Sustainability presents seaweed as a model solution for tackling climate change, biodiversity loss, joblessness, hunger and environmental damage....

UK start-up aims to stop illegal trawling and fishing using underwater structures

A small Devon-based company proposes to block illegal fishing boats and trawlers in the world's oceans by deploying artificial reef structures on the seabed...

How trees can help reach net zero: UK project launches

Six research teams across the UK will develop new tools and approaches which will help trees and woodlands adapt to climate change and enable...

Ozone depletion driving climate change in Southern Hemisphere

Hole in ozone layer above Antarctica affects climate from tropics to the pole Ozone depletion in the stratosphere continues to affect not only ultraviolet (UV)...

Interactive map charts sea incursion in Mediterranean coastal wetlands

An interactive map and database simulates the rise in sea levels faced by Mediterranean coastal wetlands over the coming century – and illustrates the...

Balfour Beaty publishes roadmap paper on biodiversity net gain

On 25 April infrastructure firm Balfour Beatty launched the latest of its public policy papers, “A Better Balance: A Roadmap to Biodiversity Net Gain”....

Climate change set to devastate regional fisheries and cause reef tourism revenue losses of...

Adaptive management processes must be fast tracked by world leaders Unabated climate change could cause coral reef tourism revenue losses of over 90%, while some...

Fifteen ways to reforest the planet: Latest research profiled in publication

A dedicated issue of the Royal Society’s Philosophical Transactions explores the latest scientific advances in forest restoration. “This paves the way for evidence-based, on-the-ground action...

Group issues diamondback moth warning for the UK

The Rothamsted Insect Survey has issued a special announcement regarding the diamondback moth and covers observations up until the 10th June 2016. Diamondback moths...

RSPB issues warning about unseasonably warm weather

Unseasonably warm weather linked to climate change Weather is encouraging some birds to make nesting attempts, butterflies are starting to emerge and other...

Report profiles devastating decline of UK nature

The UK’s wildlife is continuing to decline according to a landmark study published on 28 September. Already classified as one of the world’s most...

Super sewer progress

Recent aerial photography shows some of the changes being made to the banks of the Thames during the construction of London’s 25-km super-sewer, Tideway. Now said to be three-quarters complete – and on-schedule to finish in 2025 – the 2.5m-diameter tunnel will provide an extra 1.6 million m3 of storage in London’s sewers.

Seminars to help construction industry protect wild habitats in urban areas

A new series of webinars and podcasts will discuss the ways in which the construction industry can better protect the UK’s biodiversity and wild...

Sponsored content: Chelsea Technologies embarks on research partnership with ground-breaking transatlantic research project

Environmental sensing developer Chelsea has been selected as a research partner to an international effort led by marine research organization Promare. Chelsea has deployed...

IPBES: Nature’s dangerous decline ‘unprecedented,’ species extinction rates ‘accelerating’

Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history -- and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on people...

Island bats are valuable allies for farmers

The 17th April is international bat appreciation day and a new study has highlighted how these secretive mammals can be valuable allies for farmers,...

Official status of River Wye downgraded due to worsened condition

Conservation charity The Wildlife Trusts said it is deeply concerned that the River Wye’s official status has been downgraded to ‘unfavourable-declining’, by the Government’s...

Newt tunnels get thumbs up

A Scottish property developer has devised innovative plans that will protect the current population of newts and help them grow in number. The scheme...

The life left in landfill: Veolia describes its recent stewardship of sites

Resource management firm Veolia has released information about its recent stewardship of landfill sites, supporting the claim that "there’s still life left in landfill...