The 2017 edition of WssTP Awards is here! WssTP has launched its annual prestigious awards that aim to support the implementation of the WssTP Water Vision "the value of water: towards a future-proof model for a European water-smart society", by raising the visibility of new innovative water-related approaches, solutions, and technologies with high market or high value application potential!
Fishes is a multidisciplinary open access journal focusing on reports of original research and critical reviews and synthesis from the broad area of fishes and aquatic life sciences.
The "Citizen Crane" project is the Crane catchment's citizen science project, monitoring chemical and biological water quality.
This video is an overview of the project and its achievements.
Have a look at the video here.
The Welsh government is to invest £32m in capital funding to reduce flood risk to more than 2000 homes and businesses across Wales.
The funding, allocated for 2017-18, is the country's largest capital budget for flood risk management in recent years.
The National Trust has set out plans to use Sir John Lawton's 'joined up approach' to create and restore 'priority' wildlife habitats on 10% of its land by 2025.
The plans will encourage sustainable farming practices in order to create 25,000ha of new habitats including chalk grasslands and arable field margins.
One year on from Storm Desmond the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, in collaboration with the British Hydrological Society have released their report on the winter floods 2015/2016 in the UK.
CIEEM In Practice Magazine - Feature Article on Swindale Beck, Cumbria
Rewiliding and Species Reintroductions
Have a look at this article on Rewilding in a Managed Landscape. The article descibes the work carried out to restore a meandering profile and natural processes in a section of the Swindale Beck, a tributary of the River Eden in Cumbria. It outlines the need for the project, the restoration methods employed and the anticipated benefits, and discusses some of the challenges of delivering a rewilding project within a managed landscape.
New online service to help inform decisions affecting the quality of water and ecosystems in the UK - web-based platform for catchment management.
The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) is leading a community project to deliver a new online service which has been launched to help better manage the quality of water and ecosystems in the UK.