Environment News:

Natural Resources Wales changes 'compromise environment'
…Wales' environment could be "severely compromised" by plans to reorganise… "a suitable service for the people and environment of Wales" Expertise would be spread too… was to manage the environment in a more joined-up way and deliver £158m of savings over…


Total ban on plastics 'could damage environment'
environmental damage, a team of academics have claimed. Green campaigners have called… rely on now with?" Analysis by Kevin Keane, BBC Scotland environment correspondent…


Lynx trial criticisms rebutted in letter to Michael Gove
… wildcats into Kielder Forest as part of a five-year trial. Environment Secretary…


2018 statistic of the year: Plastic waste fact tops list
…Two facts about the environment have been named as 2018's best statistics… nominations. The environment and plastic waste has repeatedly made headlines in 2018…


France protests: Will the environment be the true victim of the fuel-tax riots?
… or fuel tax," François Gemenne, a lecturer in environmental geopolitics at Paris's… over the last few weeks, it could be other countries where environmental policies… towards the environment. So why fight against a policy designed to combat carbon…


'Miss Environment': The 11-year-old girl 'saving Lagos'
… about environmental issues. Misimi told BBC Minute "some adults… are not environmentally responsible" so "she's on a mission to save Lagos".…Misimi Isimi, aka "Miss Environment", is an 11-year-old environmentalist…


Climate change: How your duvet can help the environment
… and Environment Secretary Michael Gove. The summit brings together 200 leaders from business…


Seal pups across the UK are 'at risk from toxic chemicals'
… in vast quantities, have amassed in the environment and made their way into the sea…


UN environment chief Erik Solheim quits amid expenses row
…UN environment chief Erik Solheim has resigned amid a row over his travel… for 529 out of 668 days. It said this harmed the reputation of UN Environment - a body…" to monitor this travel. Mr Solheim, a Norwegian former environment minister, says he has…


A passion for recycling: 'It's my day job'
…People are often keen to do their bit to help the environment but don't know… for the environment, it's "my day job". And her council provides excellent recycling facilities…