Environment

Design Declares campaign unites studios “fed up” with lack of climate action

London studio Pearson Lloyd and Britain’s Design Council are among the founding signatories of Design Declaresa new campaign launched at London Design Festival to help UK designers tackle their environmental footprint. Following on from adjacent industry campaigns such as Architects Declarethe initiative encourages studios from across the fields of digital, industrial, communication and service design …

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Will Charles III be as green a king as he was a prince? | King Charles III

In 1970, the young Prince of Wales made a speech warning of the dangers of pollution, and said society must deal urgently with the cost of cleaning it up, and preventing it in the first place. “We are faced at this moment with the horrifying effects of pollution in all its cancerous forms. There is …

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Pioneering conservation project reveals new record number of golden eagles soaring in southern Scottish skies ahead of UK’s only golden eagle festival

8 September 2022 As part of a series of ground-breaking translocations to reverse the decline in numbers of golden eagles in the south of Scotland, the South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project has today (Thursday 8 September) revealed it successfully transported six more golden eagle chicks from the Scottish Highlands to a secret location in …

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Central African Republic President calls for protecting the environment |

“More than ever, the question of security, peace, the environment, and health are entering a phase which is critical. However, the warning signs are being ignored in favor of economic, geopolitical and geostrategic interests, ”he said, speaking through an interpreter. The General Assembly theme this year is A watershed moment: transformative solutions to interlocking challenges. …

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EPA calls for urgent measures to tackle packaging waste in Ireland

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today (13 September) published its latest figures on packaging waste in Ireland, which shows the country is meeting current EU recycling targets and achieving high recycling rates for some streams such as glass, paper / cardboard and metals . However, the figures show the recycling rates remain low for …

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Solutions for conservation challenges in the Buna River Delta, Albania – News

The Buna River Velipoje Protected Landscape was designated as a protected area in 2005 and is also listed under the Ramsar Convention as a wetland of international importance. It is home to threatened endemic bird and plant species and is an important migration corridor between the Adriatic Sea and inland areas. The Buna Delta spans …

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Community backed clinic wins conservation area shutter appeal

Thursday September 15th 2022 Written by Local Democracy Reporter, Marie Sharp The owners of a community-backed clinic which faced closure after they were ordered to remove security shutters have won their appeal to keep them in place. Husband and wife team Marc Stuart and Ying Peng opened the Penicuik Podiatrist Clinic in February this year …

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Zac Goldsmith loses environment job amid fears of animal welfare downgrade | Zac Goldsmith

The Conservative peer Zac Goldsmith has been sacked as an environment minister, raising fears among some Tory MPs and campaigners that animal welfare will be downgraded by Liz Truss’s government. The environmentalist and politician, a close friend of Boris Johnson and his wife, Carrie, has been stripped of the domestic animal welfare brief and will …

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Issy Wong on cricket, climate change and inspiring the next generation

Aged just 20, Issy Wong has been capped in all formats by England Dates: 18, 21 & 24 September Venues: Hove, Canterbury & Lord’s Coverage: Live text with in-play clips on the BBC Sport website and app, live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra and BBC Sounds and highlights on the BBC iPlayer There …

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