29 May 2018 – Over 60 organisations including businesses such as M&S, Nestlé, Coca Cola and Asda as well as number of water companies including Anglian Water, Thames Water and Yorkshire Water, have agreed to step up action to address the increasing pressures to UK water through improved catchment management.
On May 22nd, the MEP Water Group in cooperation with the World Water Assessment Programme of UNESCO, hosted a successful public session for its 2018 United Nations World Water Development Report on 'Nature-based solutions for water' at the European Parliament.
Chaired by the MEP Paul Rübig, the session focused on informing policy and decision-makers, inside and outside the water community, about the great potential of nature-based solutions (NBS) in addressing contemporary water availability, quality and water management challenges across the sector.
Gardens ponds prove fruitful for London Wildlife Trust’s citizen science survey of dragonflies and damselflies
More than one-in-three dragonflies and damselflies recorded by the public have been spotted in private gardens – suggesting garden ponds are a vital habitat for these wonderful winged insects.
How your club can benefit from the Fisheries Improvement Programme (FIP)
This guide contains helpful information about flooding risks, how flood can affect the value of one's home or property, and offer some practical tips on flood preparation and safety. Have a look at the guidance here.