If you are a professional person buying aluminium phosphide such as Talunex and Phostoxin for the control of moles, rabbits or rats it is highly likely that you will be affected by the new…Continue
The government has been criticised for appointing a former business adviser to David Cameron who has had corporate links to the fracking industry as the new chairman of the Environment Agency.
Sir Philip Dilley, who will work three days a week on a salary of £100,000, was until April the chairman of Arup, an engineering firm that has been employed to write environmental reports on fracking for Cuadrilla – the company hoping to become the first to exploit Britain's shale gas…Continue
National park chiefs have admitted they can only conserve some of Europe’s finest moorlands by relying on the kindness of volunteers, as the Government’s austerity measures erode key departments.
The North York Moors National Park Authority has proposed how it intends to make its latest round of cuts totalling £300,000 and managers concede that they will now have to rely more on external funding, volunteers, apprentices and graduates.
The park’s chief executive Andy Wilson said…Continue
Forestry Commission Scotland is stepping up its precautionary surveillance of a comparatively recently discovered moth in Scotland until more is known about its status and its potential to cause extensive damage to pine trees in current and predicted future Scottish conditions.
The move aims to contain the geographic range of the pine tree lappet moth which, although…Continue