Open to all professional and amateur, national and international photographers of all ages, the CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year is an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography. The competition encourages entries that are contemporary, creative, resonant, challenging, original and beautiful, but most of all, pictures that will inspire people around the world to start taking care of our environment.
The Associated Programme on Flood Management has published new guidance to support the design of integrated flood management strategies.
Developed in cooperation with Deltared, the document outlines how to develop balanced strategies to reduce flood risk.
Over 1000m2 of BioHaven floating islands will be installed this spring in a range of diverse habitat creation and water treatment projects. Floating islands are starting to become mroe mainstream with a hugh increase in BioHaven projects since the product was first introduced to the UK in 2011.
The Woodland Trust is embarking on an ambitious 10 year vision which is aimed at strengthening the role of woods and trees in our landscape and communities, with a strong focus on the connection between people, woods and trees. Part of the vision includes a focus on developing a more localised approach to engaging with our members and the wider public through our woodlands and partnerships, providing great engagement opportunities and high quality visitor experiences which will attract large numbers of visitors to our sites and generate volunteering opportunities that add value to our work
The job is based in the Waste Regulation Team within Operations Southwest. The team covers five local authority areas (Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend). The core job purpose is:
Nicholas Pearson Associates currently has an opportunity for an Environmental Planner to join the team in Corston, Bath, to support the work of environmental planners, landscape architects and ecologists. The post requires relevant qualifications, 1-2 years’ relevant experience, excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
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Abstraction reform should not be postponed and the next government must commit to implementing it as soon as possible, according to an alliance of MPs and civil society bodies.
The group wrote to environment secretary Andrea Leadsom on 20 April in response to the announcement that a water bill underpinning abstraction reform was to be shelved and that reform itself may not be undertaken until the 2020s.
The Angling Trust wrote to her a second time on 26 April.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the multi-disciplinary Emergency Planning team working in a role with a focus on flood risk management. The purpose of the role is to help deliver the Council’s duties and responsibilities as a Lead Local Flood Authority, as well as wider flood risk management projects.
On April 20th, the WssTP and SusChem European Technology Platforms jointly hosted a successful and well-attended workshop on 'Industry Water: From Single Use to Integrated Management' in Brussels.