Archive for 'Natural England'

Priority actions for England’s most threatened species »

Natural England's Biodiversity 2020 programme has published a landmark resource to help protect and enhance England's most vulnerable and threatened species, setting out what needs to be done to help them recover.

Nature Improvement Areas creating better places for wildlife and people »

An evaluation of the first year of Nature Improvement Areas finds that they are making real progress in delivering their objectives of creating better places for wildlife and people, and more united local communities.

A natural environment legacy for London 2012 »

Over the last five years Natural England has managed a programme of projects to deliver a natural environment legacy for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, supporting the aim to be the most sustainable Games ever.

Environmental Stewardship and food security »

A new report for Natural England finds that Environmental Stewardship schemes are delivering a range of ecosystem services which benefit the natural environment and in doing so help sustain and develop agricultural productivity.

Trees save money: the economic benefits of green infrastructure »

A review by Natural England of studies into the economic value of green infrastructure argues that devoting areas of towns and cities to nature is not an expensive luxury but can deliver important savings for the public purse.

Natural England’s carbon reduction story »

Paul Hinds, Head of Sustainability at Natural England, describes its progress in reducing its carbon emissions, using mostly simple low cost measures to achieve estimated savings of £1.75 million a year.