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Seeing is believing: Scotland's Highlands Rewilding seeks buy-in from bankers

Friday, September 22, 2023

Earth scientist, campaigner against fossil fuels, solar-panel entrepreneur – Scotland-based rewilder Jeremy Leggett has lived many lives. Perhaps none so controversial as his plan to buy and rewild swathes of Scottish landscape to trade as carbon and biodiversity credits. Karen Thomas went to Loch Ness to meet him.

Nature recovery projects to boost wildlife and access to nature

Friday, August 4, 2023

Curlews, short-snouted seahorses and natterjack toads set to be benefit as six nature recovery projects are launched.

An area bigger than the size of Hertfordshire is to be dedicated to fast tracking nature recovery as six new landscape-scale nature recovery projects are launched by Natural England and the government.

RRC Technical Manager Job Opportunity

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

The River Restoration Centre (RRC) has a job vacancy for an experienced senior manager who can drive forward excellence in the field of river restoration. You will be leading a team advising on the restoration of natural processes and habitat, floodplain reconnection, NBS, etc. Work will be locally and nationally, in the UK and Ireland at the interface between practice, science and policy.

The importance of physical habitat and natural processes for healthy rivers

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

River restoration is the re-establishment of natural physical processes, such as flow variation, sediment transportation, erosion and deposition and the creation of hydromorphological features such as bars, pools and riffles. River restoration also incorporates physical habitats of the river, including floodplain reconnection.

Environment Agency Chief Executive John Curtin discusses 'A Fresh Water Future'

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

What does the future of water look like? Do we need a single organisation managing our water catchments and do we need more resources to regulate the quality and quantity of our water? Join the Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, John Curtin and CIWEM’s Director of Policy, Alastair Chisholm as we explore these topics – and find out what John’s biggest environmental concern is.

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