In the third of our series, we hear from Sankari, a master’s student at Sheffield Hallam University about their experience as an intern with the East Midlands Regulated Industry team.
In the second blog in our series on internships, Tushal, a BSc environmental geoscience graduate shares how an internship with the EA allowed them to be part of a mission beyond the ordinary 9-5.
The environment agency (EA) regularly monitors inland and coastal waters as part of its EA2025 commitment to ensure healthy air, land and water. Here, one of the EA’s dedicated monitoring officers, Hannah Pihama, explains why this area of work is so vital.
Situated in one of the North East’s industrial centres, the River Tees Estuary has been heavily adapted by human hands over the last 200 years. While vital for jobs and the economy, this has led to the loss of 90% of the intertidal habitat that once existed.
Finola Kirrane, science engagement intern, reflects on her summer in the Chief Scientist's Group and highlights the contributions of her science intern cohort.
We’ve just published our annual report about radioactivity in food and the environment. Our radiation specialist Becca Williams shares the headlines from our monitoring and assessment work and talks about how artificial radioactivity gets into the environment. Headlines Radioactivity in …
Mitigating and adapting to the effects of climate change is something I’m very passionate about. From experiencing heatwaves first-hand here in the UK, to hearing about drinking-water wells drying up due to drought in my parents’ villages in Sri Lanka, witnessing the negative impacts of climate change across the world is what initially pushed me to pursue a career in this field.
We need dynamic and diverse leaders now more than ever. Worsening storms, more frequent floods and heatwaves, longer droughts, faster coastal change, significant species loss and greater pressures on water, land and air – climate change is happening now. We …
After spending almost 20 years collecting data in the West Midlands to respond to climate change challenges, like flooding and drought, I still love the job I do as much as when I first got called to interview for the Environment Agency.
Our mission is to stop crime in the waste sector altogether. One of the ways we can do this is through working with Government to improve the regulatory system to make it harder for crime to be possible. Reforming waste …
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