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  • Catchment plans will be `vital` to tackle pollution

    Catchment plans will be `vital` to tackle pollution

    Catchment management plans will be vital if the UK is to improve water quality and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, according to environmental scientists. Experts from environmental consultancy ADAS said the plans could help to tackle diffuse ...

  • US$1.75bn deal to save Florida`s Everglades

    US$1.75bn deal to save Florida`s Everglades

    Florida`s rapidly-shrinking Everglades have been thrown a lifeline by a US$1.75bn deal agreed by state authorities. State Governor Charlie Crist last week unveiled a strategy to rescue the world-famous wetlands which will see state authorities buy ...

  • Free advice for English farmers considering organic switch

    Free advice for English farmers considering organic switch

    The UK Government has announced a new information and advisory service to explain the principles and practicalities of organic production which will be delivered by environment quango Natural England. While a number of organisations already offer ...

  • New schemes look to protect Irish woodlands

    New schemes look to protect Irish woodlands

    Government ministers have revealed details about a new scheme designed to improve the quality of Ireland`s woodland environment. Mary Wallace, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, announced the launch of the new ...

  • China launches rural pollution study

    China launches rural pollution study

    The Chinese government has pledged funds to carry out the country`s first survey of pollution sources in rural areas, according to state media. Zhang Fengtong, a senior official in the Ministry of Agriculture, told a press conference that the ...

  • Seeds are sown for farming waste rules

    Seeds are sown for farming waste rules

    Farmers and growers are being reminded that they need to gear up for new rules governing the disposal of fuel oil and pesticides which will kick in next month. The definition of hazardous waste is increasingly broad and regulations which come into ...

  • Tenth of China`s farmland contaminated

    Tenth of China`s farmland contaminated

    A tenth of China`s farmland is contaminated with fertiliser, polluted water and heavy metals, threatening the country`s food supply, official Chinese sources have said. As much as 12.3m hectares of farmland are affected by pollution from liquid ...