Major expansion of English woodlands announced
The UK government has allocated more than £44m of funding to help treble tree planting rates in England by the end of this parliament and drive net-zero emissions.Collectively, around 2,300 hectares of trees – equivalent to around 3,220 football pitches – will be planted, with a focus on areas with the lowest woodland cover. The government estimates that the ad
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The UK government’s progress on delivering its 25-year plan to improve the environment has “fallen far short”, with many “extremely worrying” trends remaining unchecked, the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) has warned today.
The claimants in Harris v Environment Agency applied for judicial review of the Agency’s refusal to expand the scope of an investigation into the effect of groundwater abstraction from wetland sites across the Norfolk Broads.