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Sustainable clothing is the fashion of the future, Environment Minister Dan Norris has said, announcing new signatories

The Government has  published a 15 year strategy to deliver world class marine science which will inform decisions on food

The Environment Agency and Natural England have became the first regulators to be given new civil powers


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The first major survey of the environmental state of Green Belt land and the benefits it provides for people and wildlife is published


A £4.4 million new facility which will help secure Scotland's future as a world leader in marine research has officially opened


 Defra’s new Evidence Investment Strategy (EIS), provides an agenda to prioritise and manage Defra’s investment


Environment Secretary Hilary Benn has  announced that from 1 April 2010 new social criteria will be added


Environment Secretary, Hilary Benn, has welcomed Professor Read’s report ‘A National Assessment of Forestry and Climate Change’.


 CDP launches a Global Water Disclosure Project to raise Business Awareness of Water-Related Risk 


Estimates from the European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) show that 200,000 hectares of land in the EU have already burnt in 2009, compared to a total of 180,000 in 2008


Ofwat has published draft proposals for the prices water and sewerage companies can charge their customers between 2010-15. Its proposals will see household bills remaining broadly stable until 2015


New Environment Minister, Dan Norris, addressed the water industry at a special conference on the UK Climate Projections 2009 released by Defra last month


The Consumer Council for Water welcomed Anna Walker’s interim report on charging and metering, as it highlights the increasing problem of affordability of water and sewerage services, but it is too early to say whether some of the recommendations go far enough to protect customers


The UK remains on track to almost double its greenhouse gas reduction obligations under the Kyoto Protocol on climate change, a new report to the United Nations released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) reveals


Geoengineering solutions to curb global warming may offer advantages in combating temperature rise, but could also significantly damage the earth's eco-systems, climate scientists say in a new study published recently in the Journal of Geophysical Research


The Shadow Environment Secretary, Nick Herbert, has stressed the need for the water industry to “behave differently” , following a new report from the Environment Agency


Environment Secretary, Hilary Benn, calls for tougher European laws to tackle illegal logging


The water industry needs to invest more in new technology and innovative solutions to meet the challenges of the 21st century, according to a new independent report now published


Ofwat will take action against water companies that fail their customers - sanctions will reflect seriousness and impact of misdemeanours


Waterwise has welcomed the Government’s plans to make all UK homes near zero carbon emissions. This commitment, backed by serious funds, will help millions of householders cut their carbon footprint


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