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Flying high! Using drones to collect evidence of illegal waste sites

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Thermal image of two drone pilots

Kim Mynard, Regulatory Officer at the Environment Agency, discusses harnessing the power of drone technology to help take action against those causing harm to our environment.  When I joined the Environment Agency about two and a half years ago, little …

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 …

Working with international partners to promote natural flood management

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Sand Dunes

Read about how Environment Agency Officers have been involved in the recently launched ‘International guide on using Natural and Nature Based Features’. This guide is for river and coastal managers worldwide – to inspire them, showcasing nature-based approaches to flood and coastal management.

Environment Agency’s definition of waste service is open for business

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Construction waste

The EA’s Definition of Waste (DoW) Service, which was temporarily closed in October, has re-opened for business. The voluntary pay-to-use service is the means by which businesses can seek the Environment Agency’s opinion on whether their waste derived material has …