Tag: 25-year-environment-plan

Can we tame the flood? – blog by Mark Lloyd

Can we tame the flood? – blog by Mark Lloyd

Posted by Jayne Mann

It’s been a fortnight that many will wish they could forget.  Storms Ciara and Dennis hit the UK on successive weekends and thousands of homes, businesses and cars were submerged in filthy flood water.  The impact on people affected must not be underestimated.  It’s an invasion of the home that…

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Michael Gove visits The Wye and Usk Foundation

Michael Gove visits The Wye and Usk Foundation

Posted by Jayne Mann

On the 25th of May, Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, paid a visit to The Wye and Usk Foundation in response to the Saving the Earth report we launched last month in partnership with the Angling Trust and WWF. Local farmer, Chris Norman from…

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Saving the earth – a sustainable future for soils and water

Saving the earth – a sustainable future for soils and water

Posted by Jayne Mann

Soil is currently being destroyed ten times faster than it's being created. This is not only putting the farming sector at risk and costing England & Wales £1.2 billion a year, but is affecting the health of our rivers. A new report by WWF, The Rivers Trust and The Angling Trusts…

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