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Integrated Water Management

Integrated Water Management

Water and its effective management are vital to life and with better integration. There is a growing awareness of the important role of planning in joining up land use and water management. The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership have produced a report called 'Planning Advice for Integrated Water... read more »

Summer downpours

Summer downpours

Extreme summer rainfall may become more frequent in the UK due to climate change, according to new research led by the Met Office in collaboration with Newcastle University. The new study  uses a state-of-the-art climate model providing the first evidence that hourly summer rainfall rates could increase. While summers are... read more »

Tourism and Climate Change

Tourism and Climate Change

A new document has been produced by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It is a summary of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) on climate change aimed at the tourism sector. It was felt that the tourism sector could make more use of AR5, which is long and... read more »

Shifting Shores

Shifting Shores

Almost a decade ago the National Trust investigated how our coastline was likely to change over the next 100 years. Out of this research came the Shifting Shores report in 2005, which held one clear message — as a nation we can no longer build our way out of... read more »

Marine Plans

Marine Plans

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO)published the first ever plans for the future of our seas. The East Inshore and East Offshore Marine Plans provide guidance for sustainable development in English waters, and cover the coast and seas from Flamborough Head to Felixstowe. Marine plans will inform and guide decisions... read more »

UK's Exceptional Weather

UK's Exceptional Weather

As the stormy weather continues, the National Climate Information Centre at the Met Office has looked at the historical records in an attempt to put the last 2 months into context. The Met Office News Blog has some interesting facts and figures for the weather seen nationally in the UK during December 2013... read more »

Marine species move north

Marine species move north

According to new research rising ocean temperatures are rearranging the biological makeup of our oceans. Species are being pushed further north towards the poles by 4.4 miles every year as they seek out the climates in which they are best suited to survive. There will be undoubted implications for... read more »

Drainage Strategy Framework

Drainage Strategy Framework

The Drainage Strategy Framework is a joint Environment Agency and Ofwat document that sets out a framework for water and sewerage companies to prepare drainage strategies. A reliable sewerage network is a vital part of our national infrastructure. It is crucial for communities, the environment and the economy. A 2011... read more »

Eco Technology Show 2013

Eco Technology Show 2013

The Eco Technology Show took place this year at the Brighton Centre on 14th - 15th June.  All sorts of new eco ideas ranging from  buildings to concept cars were showcased. Follow this link to find out more about The Eco Technology Show and visit the show... read more »

Coastal Quality in The Hague

Coastal Quality in The Hague

In July 2012 an international workshop about coastal quality took place in The Hague and was attended by one of the original MPP project leaders. A report has now been produced about that event.  The organizing team based its workshop format on Going Dutch I and Going Dutch II, two international... read more »

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