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Posts about reducing and managing the impacts of climate change

Government’s Environmental Improvement Plan: One year on

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Our chair Alan Lovell reflects on our progress to achieve government’s Environmental Improvement Plan (EIP) goals. One year ago, the government published the Environmental Improvement Plan (EIP) to halt and reverse the decline of nature in our country. With climate …

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 …

Introducing the Polder2C’s Project: a living lab to test climate response strategies

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experiments being carried out on flood embankment

Climate change is already affecting the countries bordering the southern North Sea and English Channel. Known as the 2 seas region, we need to proactively adapt and protect the area from rising sea levels and heavy storms which are occurring …