‘Environment nearing dangerous tipping points’

An independent watchdog is calling on the government to step up environmental protection

Project to grow corals on offshore wind turbine foundations launched

Ørsted will trial cultivating corals on the steel surfaces of four wind turbine foundations

New offshore wind farms could have ‘catastrophic impact’ on sea birds

Government figures show that more than 4,000 kittiwakes could be killed every year

Yorkshire Water to pay £300k for sewage discharge

The water firm will give the money to the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Shell wins court case over use of seismic tests in whale breeding areas

Environmental groups had opposed the deployment of the technology in South Africa’s eastern coastline

Wet wipes clog up the River Thames

A new report has found that wet wipe pollution in the river has grown to the size of two tennis courts in the last six years

‘Pollution is killing our waterways’

A new report claims that agricultural waste and sewage are destroying waterbodies in the UK and could lead to certain species’ extinction

‘Plastic pollution exacerbates climate change’

Both issues should be intrinsically linked and have joined solutions, rather than being considered separate suggests a new report

Glastonbury fish in ecstasy – or are they?

Scientists have found cocaine and MDMA in a river near the festival from public urination – impacting the health and wellbeing of wildlife

Suffolk village ditches overhead power lines to enjoy uninterrupted views

Nearly 5,000 metres of overhead lines were replaced by new underground cabling in a £600k project