New $281m funding secured for urgent environmental action

It will support sustainable recovery from COVID-19, with a focus on climate change, marine biodiversity, e-mobility and green buildings in developing countries

Welsh Government unveils £10m fund to tackle water pollution from abandoned metal mines

Abandoned metal mines are regarded as one of the principal causes of water pollution in Wales due to discharges from underground workings and leaching of metals from spoil heaps

Norway revises sea management plans to protect marine life from oil and gas activity

The new plans propose a boundary shift of oil and gas activities southwardly in the Barents Sea, away from the biologically rich ocean areas in the Arctic

Australia announces $1.9bn investment to protect Great Barrier Reef

The financial aid comes in light of the reef suffering from ‘extensive’ bleaching during the 2019-20 summer