Easier said than done – one year on from the Leaders Pledge for Nature

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One year on since the UK signed up to the globally ambitious Leaders Pledge for Nature (LPN), Georgina Chandler, Senior International Policy Officer, and Fiona Dobson, International Policy Officer, at the RSPB discuss how the organisation has found that words have failed to turn into tangible action.

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Posted by Georgina Chandler and Fiona Dobson on 30th September 2021

Another wasted decade for nature? – The latest twist in the Environment Bill epic


Pip Goodwin, Senior Policy Officer, External Affairs at RSPB and Martin Casey, Director Public Affairs Europe at CEMEX, outline the importance of addressing the nature crisis - calling on government to strengthen the Environment Bill with legally binding short-term targets led by a new species abundance target.  

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Posted by Philippa Goodwin and Martin Casey on 28th June 2021

The Environment Bill is urgently needed to set direction of travel

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Signe Norberg, Public Affairs Manager at the Aldersgate Group, calls for the Environment Bill to urgently return to Parliament, in order to ensure there is an effective governance structure in place for when the UK leaves the EU. 

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Posted by Signe Norberg on 12th October 2020

Government leadership now can deliver green economic development for the next generation


Ian Dickie, Director of Economics for the Environment Consultancy (eftec), and Kerry ten Kate, independent consultant, argue that with the Spending Review and Autumn Budget around the corner, now is the time for the UK government to ensure environmental ambitions work well together and become an integral part of economic planning.

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Posted by Ian Dickie and Kerry ten Kate on 24th September 2020

Nature offers many benefits to urban areas: COVID19 has highlighted the well-being benefits

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Earthwatch researchers Beth Pudifoot and Victor Beumer explore why urban nature is so important, and why those of us who have access are lucky to during the COVID19 pandemic.

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Posted by Victor Beumer and Beth Pudifoot on 22nd May 2020
First published in: EarthWatch Europe

Majority of UK economy and society support ambitious environmental regulations

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Kate Jennings, head of site conservation policy at the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), reflects on the findings of an Unchecked UK report on regulation which shows that the majority of UK economy and society support ambitious environmental regulations.

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Posted by Kate Jennings on 20th May 2020

A wake-up call for action on agricultural sustainability – how COVID-19 can shape the future of farming


Josephine Head, Senior Research Lead on Sustainable Agriculture at Earthwatch Europe, reflects on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global food system, and how the UK agricultural sector needs to adapt, both in the short and longer-term.

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Posted by Josephine Head on 13th May 2020
First published in: EarthWatch Europe

COVID-19 shows us the value of clean water…but how are we going to protect it?

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Dr. Isabel Bishop, Research Manager - Freshwater  at EarthWatch writes about the value of clean water and the long-term impact of COVID-19 on water quality.

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Posted by Dr Isabel Bishop on 11th May 2020
First published in: EarthWatch Europe
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