Floods that hit Northern Britain in 2015 were the largest in 600 years

A new study of UK lake sediment records stretching back over several centuries has found that the floods that hit Northern England in 2009...

Demise of large animals forecast as a result of climate change

Researchers at the University of Southampton have forecast a worldwide move towards smaller birds and mammals over the next 100 years. In the future, small,...

Bean Bagged from Bin – The Compost Café Providing Mancunians With Free Compost...

With the Bank Holiday weekend just around the corner, intu Trafford Centre has launched a sustainability initiative to reduce the waste of leftover coffee...

Moo-ving on down – Scottish cattle come to Lyme

The sights and sounds of Scotland have come to North Cheshire this year, with the arrival of a dozen highland cattle at Lyme. Part of...

New report proposes post-Brexit transformation of land use to deliver UK zero-carbon target

Rewilding Britain is calling for a post-Brexit transformation of farm subsidies to help deliver the UK Committee on Climate Change’s new zero-carbon target. In a report published...

Government delivers new £10m fund to plant over 130,000 urban trees

A new £10 million plan will see more than 130,000 trees planted across England’s towns and cities, Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced today. Through the...

Species facing climate change could find help in urban environments

When it comes to wildlife conservation efforts, urban environments could be far more helpful than we think, according to new research. A study published today...

Rochdale first – as festival goes plastic free

A popular food festival will be the first in the borough to be plastic free when it is held in Rochdale Town Hall Square...

Have your say on Greater Manchester’s proposals to proposals to tackle health threat of...

Greater Manchester leaders are calling on businesses and residents to help shape proposals to clean up dirty air at the roadside, the most serious...

Coca Cola the biggest plastic polluter on our beaches

New research has revealed how products from just a handful of companies account for more than half of packaging pollution found on UK beaches...