A look into Natural England's role in species licensing and our decision regarding Jones Hill Wood.
The designation of a new Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) is always a cause for celebration in Natural England because it means more of the rich fabric of our natural world has been recognised. This only happens after a …
Jen Almond, Programme Manager, District Level Licensing, Natural England District level licensing (DLL) for great crested newts is about using our regulatory powers to bring about improved conservation outcomes for our largest native newt. What’s more, the approach can also …
This week saw the launch of the government’s new Flood and Coastal Resilience Innovation Programme, managed by the Environment Agency. This will support 25 areas at risk of flooding to take innovative action on flooding and coastal change.
By Brad Tooze, Natural England Head of Uplands Peat and peatlands are among the most important habitat England has to offer, storing an estimated 580 million tonnes of carbon and providing a wild home for some of our most cherished …
By Mel Hughes, Natural England's Sustainable Development Programme Director It’s great news that the Government has tabled amendments to the Environment Bill to enable Species Conservation Strategies and Protected Site Strategies. We recognise that addressing impacts on our most precious …
Jane Houghton Project Manager, Green Infrastructure Standards Project at Natural England, tells us about our latest review of research into the health benefits presented by green infrastructure. This week we have published a review of research into the health and …
David Askew, Director of Evidence, tells us about Natural England’s new Science, Evidence and Evaluation Strategy . At Natural England we provide trusted evidence and expertise on the natural environment, based on robust science. Today I am thrilled that we …
Mike Burke, Head of Sustainable Development, Natural England, tells us about the lessons that can be learned about nature through the coronavirus outbreak.
Today we explored why the introduction of Highly Protected Marine Areas could be important for marine protection and recovery.
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- Natural England publishes major new report on carbon storage and sequestration by habitat 20 April 2021
- Bat licensing at Jones Hill Wood 31 March 2021
- Swanscombe cements its place among England’s finest nature sites – James Seymour, Area Manager for Kent and Sussex 12 March 2021
- Tony Juniper: All a-board for the journey to nature recovery 24 February 2021
- Our Eyes in the Sky: The Moorland Change Map 19 February 2021