British Grown Apples,Strawberries, Carrots and Pumpkin could be become extinct experts warn

Agriculture and conservation experts have warned of the threat of extinction of some of the UK’s best-loved crops, predicting that we are on the...

Huge lifestyle changes needed if UK to reach 2050 carbon neutral state

A report out this morning from the Government backed think tank Energy Systems Catapult says it is highly unlikely the UK will achieve its...

Bury Council’s £17m budget pledge to address the Climate Emergency

Bury Council has announced an ambitious multi-million pound set of proposals to help address the Climate Emergency. The Climate Emergency, which the council declared last...

New major study shows importance of nature in hitting net zero

Researchers from Natural England have developed a picture of the impact that different UK habitats can have in taking carbon out of the atmosphere...

Widespread losses among pollinating insects in Britain study finds

Many insect pollinator species are disappearing from areas of Great Britain, a new study has found. The research, led by the Centre for Ecology &...

Rare Vietnamese tree blooms for first time at Ness Gardens

A rare horse chestnut tree has come into bloom at Ness Botanic Gardens, for what is believed to be the first time outside of...

Conservationists condemn dangerous and illegal shoot on Astley Moss

Conservationists have reacted with anger over a pheasant shoot on a 'fragile' nature reserve. Reserve Officer Martyn Walker said:...

New research network seeks to link the health of nature in towns and cities...

A new research network aims to discover more about how the quality of our urban parks, gardens, rivers and canals can affect the health...

Act now’ to reduce global plastic pollution, say experts

More than 1.3 billion tonnes of plastic will be dumped on land and in the oceans over the period from 2016 to 2040 unless...

New project will turn plastic waste into energy

Scientists at Chester University are using innovative technology that turns waste plastic into electricity and low-cost hydrogen, which can be used for transport fuel. The process...