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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We’re the government’s adviser for the natural environment, helping to protect England’s nature and landscapes for people to enjoy.
This blog gives an insight into our work.
- Conservation comes full circle - Natural England licenses translocation of red kites to aid conservation efforts in Spain. 24 June 2022
- Springing into Action with Protected Site Strategies for Nature’s Recovery 16 June 2022
- Taking an evidence led approach to delivery of the Government’s tree target 15 June 2022
- World Ocean Day - Natural England's Action for the Ocean 8 June 2022
- Marine net gain – leaving the marine environment in better state. 7 June 2022