India and Norway team up to fight plastic pollution

They have agreed to jointly tackle concerns related to oceans, the environment and other climate matters

Scottish farmer-led group beefs up against climate change

It will consider proposals for alternative ways to support the suckler sector mitigate its environmental impact and identify practical ways to reduce emissions

UK ‘must significantly change way land is used to reach net zero’

The Committee on Climate Change says the government must now confront the ‘rapid changes’ that are needed to drive decarbonisation while supporting the economy

Climate conditions and wildfires causing massive fish die-offs in Australia

The New South Wales Department of Primary Industries has announced a number of major ‘fish kills’ have been reported in rivers and other waterways across the region

Sir David Attenborough named ambassador for biodiversity review

The review, commissioned by the Treasury, will assess the economic benefits of biodiversity globally as well as the economic costs and risks of biodiversity loss

Floating plastic waste ‘can carry invasive species across oceans’

Environmental non-profit Plastic Oceans UK claims items such as old bottles and packaging can act as a raft, enabling a variety of organisms to reach new habitats

UK should ‘urgently extend climate laws to other environmental threats’

The Institute of Public Policy Research is calling for binding targets for the rapid reduction of environmental impacts, including biodiversity and air quality

London becomes the world’s first National Park City

Mayor Sadiq Khan will co-sign the London National Park City Charter today, which matches the long term goals in the Environment Strategy

Solar farms ‘generate wide range of benefits for local ecosystems’

The Solar Trade Association says well-designed and well-managed solar farms frequently deliver broad benefits for biodiversity and sustainable agriculture across the UK

Nearly 600 plant species ‘have gone extinct in the last 250 years’

Researchers suggest this is more than twice the number of other animals that have died out over the same time period