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Hot off the press: Natural England’s research to support offshore wind

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Offshore wind turbine

By Mike Burke, Head of Programme – Sustainable Development Natural England has just published several research reports to inform and support the sustainable development of offshore windfarms, contributing to economic growth and energy security. This package of research will provide …

Marine net gain – leaving the marine environment in better state.

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Kelp forest and blue mussel bed, Cornwall.

Defra has just opened a 12-week consultation, seeking views on the proposed aims and principles of marine net gain and how to best introduce a net gain approach to infrastructure and development in the marine environment. Natural England welcomes this …

Offshore wind – best practice advice to facilitate sustainable development

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Construction of an offshore wind farm in English waters

The Government has set ambitious targets for offshore wind and the recent British Energy Security Strategy is clear that offshore wind has a key role to play in tackling climate change and the UK’s move towards Net Zero, setting a …