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How Carbon Literacy training inspired me to trim more than 23 tonnes off my personal carbon footprint

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Jennifer Howard is an Asset Performance Advisor who has worked in Flood and Coastal Risk Management for the Environment Agency for 18 years. Her work is focussed on flood incident response. Here, she talks about how her background and how …

Supporting the Siting Process for a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF)

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Simple infographic illustrating regulation of a Geological disposal facility

Eddie Osondu, a Nuclear Regulator at the Environment Agency (EA), reports on our work in west Cumbria and Lincolnshire to share information with communities about how we will regulate a future geological disposal facility. I’ve worked with the Environment Agency …

Restoring sealife in the Solent – a $5 million 5-year project

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View of saltmarsh looking out to sea in the Solent Seascape Project area

To mark COP15, Louise MacCallum, Solent Project Manager at Blue Marine Foundation, explains how the exciting multi-million-dollar ‘Solent Seascape Project’ will be the first of its kind in the UK to restore a seascape scale marine habitat (credit: Louise MacCallum). …

Creating new wetland habitats on the River Thame, Buckinghamshire  

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The Thame Catchment Partnership, co-hosted by River Thame Conservation Trust and Freshwater Habitats Trust, of which the Environment Agency is a member.

As we mark Biodiversity COP15, Hilary Phillips, Senior Project Officer for the River Thame Conservation Trust, explains how partnership working has transformed 32 hectares of floodplain grassland across two sites in Buckinghamshire into complex wetland habitats. At Eythrope on the …

Resetting our rivers – how taking them back to ‘stage zero’ could help nurture nature

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Matt Parr works in Lincolnshire’s Fisheries, Biodiversity and Geomorphology team and has been with the Environment Agency for 10 years. Here, he explains how he’s working to restore the glory of local rivers by resetting them to their natural state, …