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Posts about our work protecting and improving fisheries and biodiversity

Investment in fisheries continues as Environment Agency publishes the Fisheries Annual Report

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An image of a tench rescued from the River Lark near Bury, St Edmunds, Suffolk

One of the questions anglers ask the Environment Agency (EA) most often is “how do you spend our fishing licence money?” There is no short answer to that question, as every year we strive to make a real difference for …

Invasive Non-native Fish Species: Management in Practice

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A group f EA staff in hi-vis gear standing in shallow water holding a fishing net with the shore and other nets in the foreground

The Environment Agency National Fisheries Services are international leaders in the development of tools and techniques to contain, control and eradicate high risk invasive non-native fish species. The work has achieved a number of UK firsts and significant milestones in …

Women in science sharing their enthusiasm with the next generation

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I am a team leader in the environmental monitoring part of Head Office Operations. My team manage and deliver surface and groundwater water monitoring around England which provides the evidence used to make environmental decisions. I joined the Environment Agency …