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  • United Nations says nature sends a message on World Environment Day Nature
    United Nations says nature sends a message on World Environment Day

    During these exceptional times nature is sending us a message: To care for ourselves we must care for nature. For today's annual World Environment Day, The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) state: "It’s time to wake up. To take notice. To raise our voices. It’s time to build back better for People and Planet. The foods we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the climate that makes our planet habitable all come from nature."

    For World Environment Day 2020, everyone is invited to share why it’s time for nature. Nature is on the verge of a breakdown. One million animal and plant species are likely to disappear - soon. UNEP say be a part of the solution and join them in the global call #ForNature.

    More information: https://www.worldenvironmentday.global/

  • Packaging firm uses infrared to tackle 'rogue' plastics in recycling Resource & 'Waste'
    Packaging firm uses infrared to tackle 'rogue' plastics in recycling

    New figures from packaging company DS Smith have revealed the large amount of plastic waste that ends up in UK paper and cardboard recycling streams.

  • Naturally designed 'leaky dams' prevent flooding Water
    Naturally designed 'leaky dams' prevent flooding

    A natural "leaky dams" flood management scheme, which was only installed in Tudeley Woods near Tunbridge Wells, Southern England in January this year, has functioned effectively during extreme weather conditions in Kent caused by Storms Ciara and Dennis which swept across the UK in February, according to the South East Rivers Trust (SERT). In partnership with local landowner The Hadlow Estate, the scheme has been introduced to protect properties in Five Oak Green, downstream of the Alder Stream catchment, from future flooding.

  • Interactive map uncovers coastal towns due to be swept away Buildings & Cities
    Interactive map uncovers coastal towns due to be swept away

    A new interactive map, predicts the shocking speed of erosion on England's coastline over the next 20, 50 and 100 years, with thousands of homes at risk of being lost as our coastline fades away.

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