On today’s blog Terry takes you through a day in the life of a lock keeper on the River Medway, the ups and downs of the job and the rise in littering over the past year.
The New Forest is one of the most visited National Parks in England. With over 6000 camping pitch spaces per day, it is certainly a popular staycation offering an opportunity not only for people to reconnect with their families and …
Floods and coastal risk management officer, Simon Ross, explains how he increased the bee population by 60,000 near the Lakenheath cut-off channel.
Field Officer Ruth talks about our work sampling bathing water.
Research Scientist Kerry talks about our use of DNA technology to understand what’s in the water.
A look into the LOVEmyBEACH project.
The social benefits of the natural environment and green space are well understood and researched, but what about the benefits of blue space?
Earth Overshoot Day was first launched in 2006. Here Van Griffiths, the Environment Agency’s deputy director for Sustainable Business, talks about the 2021 results and what we can do to #MovetheDate. I became aware of Earth Overshoot Day when the …
The EA’s Illegal Waste Exports Team (IWE) have identified an emerging issue in the illegal export of highly contaminated plastic film and wrap from the construction and demolition (C&D) sector. Following Intelligence led targeting, an increasing number of shipments of …
Laboratory scientist, Sean, takes us through the science behind bathing water monitoring.
New roles will ensure that farmers are able to access more advice and guidance, as well as being better placed to benefit from future funding opportunities as new schemes and sustainable incentives for farm businesses are rolled out.