River of money flows to Thames as it wins global conservation prizeGuardian Unlimited | 12 Oct 2010
London's mighty river was declared a dead zone 50 years ago - but now it is full of life and has been rewarded for its resurgence. In the 1950s it was declared biologically dead – a heavily polluted river that was a far cry from the days when it was admired by William Wordsworth, Claude Monet and the Three Men in a Boat of Jerome K Jerome's book.
Water effort needs campaign - studyGreen Consumer Guide | 10 Oct 2006
A government-backed campaign to save water would have a major effect on UK consumers, according to the results of a new study.
Parliament softens EU clean-air lawEurActiv | 28 Sep 2006
The proposal to revise the directive on ambient air quality is part of a wider 'Thematic strategy on air pollution' put forward by the Commission in September 2005.
Recycling: Tenement plans welcomedFriends of the Earth- Scotland | 28 Sep 2006
Friends of the Earth Scotland welcomed funding plans to increase the amounts of waste recycled by those living in tenements and high rise flats.
Greens home energy efficiency targets bill welcomedFriends of the Earth- Scotland | 28 Sep 2006
Friends of the Earth Scotland and the Association for the Conservation of Energy welcomed the formal introduction, in the Scottish Parliament, of a Member's Bill aimed at improving energy efficiency levels in Scottish homes.
UK calls for action to save tunaBBC | 27 Sep 2006
The UK is pressing the EU for action to stop overfishing of the bluefin tuna, which campaigners say is being fuelled by the demand for sushi.
WWF-UK: Shell's Sakhalin II environmental oil permit cancelledWWF-UK | 20 Sep 2006
The Russian government has cancelled an environmental permit for Shell's $20 billion oil and gas project in the far east of Russia. This has the potential to suspend the construction of the project until the permit is satisfied.
MEPs push back new EU car-pollution limitsEurActiv | 19 Sep 2006
The Parliament's environment committee vote took place just days before the European Mobility Week which runs from 16-22 September. During Mobility Week, EU citizens are encouraged to leave their cars at home and use greener transport modes, such as walking, cycling, public transport or car-sharing.
Palm offensiveGuardian Unlimited | 18 Sep 2006
Ah, Los Angeles. City of palm trees and convertibles. Actually, scrub that. From now on, city leaders are urging, Los Angeles will be the city of oak trees and bicycles.
Electronic green league launchedGreen Consumer Guide | 30 Aug 2006
Environmental campaign group Greenpeace has launched a new league system designed to chart the eco-performance of the worlds leading electronics producers, however the opening statistics revealed the current poor performance in the industry.
Air quality experts seek views on nitrogen dioxide reportDEFRA - Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs | 21 Aug 2006
A draft report investigating unexpected trends in roadside nitrogen dioxide (NO2) concentrations and possible links with changes in vehicle technologies has been published today for comment by the Air Quality Expert Group (AQEG).
No early solution to nuclear waste, interim steps needed quicklyFriends of the Earth- England, Wales and N.Ireland. | 03 Aug 2006
The Government need to urgently implement interim measures to ensure nuclear waste is stored safely while investigating longer term measures to deal with the problem, Friends of the Earth has warned.
Forest Action PlanEurActiv | 28 Jul 2006
On 15 June 2006, the Commission adopted a five-year (2007-2013) action plan to enhance sustainable forestry management and improve the competitiveness of the European forestry industry.
Jurassic Coast feels heat of climate changeYahoo! News | 28 Jul 2006
The quaint seaside town of Lyme Regis with its narrow, winding streets seems a million miles from the melting polar ice caps or the flooded coral atolls of the Pacific.