Do you want to help make a difference to volunteer organisations and local groups in the Tees Valley area? Tees Valley Nature Partnership are looking for two volunteers from the community to be a part of our grants panel. We want people who are passionate about the natural world and the environment, have knowledge...Continue reading
Introduced in the House of Commons on 15/10/19(Bill3) There is a clear and urgent scientific case and growing public demand for acting decisively to address biodiversity loss and climate change. The Environment Bill is a central part in the government delivering a step-change in environmental protection and recovery. It will also support recent legislation...Continue reading
The UK governments response to proposals to improve the planning system in England to protect the environment (biodiversity net gain) and build places to live and work. For more details link to: Biodiversity net gain: updating planning requirements ...
The UK State of Nature Report 2019 is now available. The report uses information from many data providers to identify overall change in abundance and distribution for a range of species. These sources include the UK Biodiversity Indicators, academic literature and measures specifically devised by the partnership. Many of the UK surveillance schemes that provided data...Continue reading
Sustainability & Climate Change Lead Officer Darlington Borough Council Darlington £34,788 – £37,849 pa Paid • Full Time • Permanent www.darlington.gov.uk 01325 406294 David Hand RE-POSTED FROM: EnvironmentJob.co.uk Reference: 010535 Closing date: Sunday, 20th October 2019 An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as part of the Planning Policy, Economic Strategy and Environment Team. We are looking for an...Continue reading
A consortium of oil and gas giants have chosen Teesside as the prime site to store millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide underground as part of “carbon capture, use and storage” (CCUS) project. Up to 4,000 jobs are being touted to build the scheme – now dubbed “Net Zero Teesside” – to store...Continue reading
New coastal footpath brings walkers closer to nature along the River Tees A new coastal footpath has officially been opened running along the Tees estuary. Natural England launched the latest stretch of the England Coast Path, increasing access to the Tees Valley coastline with a new ten-mile route from Newport Bridge, Middlesbrough along...Continue reading
TVNP were a new addition to this years Festival of Thrift on the 14th/15th September had. TVNP were the hosts of The World Cafe tent which along with our ‘World Cafe’ discussions had some great talks from ‘What Can Fashion Do for The Planet’ to What Do you Think About Zero Plastic?A big thank-you...Continue reading
Prime Minister announces ambitious package of support to protect and restore the world’s forests New funding to halt loss of and reverse the damage already done to the world’s mangroves and forests which are vital to protecting many species already so close to extinction. Read full article...
Confirmed: UK and Italy to host crucial COP26 UN climate summit The UK and Italy will jointly host next year’s crucial COP26 UN climate summit in Glasgow, it was confirmed yesterday (10th September). The UK government said countries around the world had officially given their backing to the UK and Italy’s bid to host...Continue reading
UK BIODIVERSITY INDICATORS 2019 This is an update to the report on UK progress towards meeting the biodiversity goals and targets ‘the Aichi targets’ agreed in 2010. This is an update to the report on UK progress towards meeting the biodiversity goals and targets ‘the Aichi targets’ agreed in 2010. ENV09 – England biodiversity...Continue reading
The government have produced information in a handy leaflet about changes that will happen to farming when we leave the EU. This includes phasing out direct payments and design of future schemes. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/future-farming-changes-to-farming-in-england...