Posts for Environment

19th January is Quitters Day

5,580,587 Britons will have abandoned their 2020 New Year’s Resolutions by the end of Quitters Day, new research has found. Research by Strava recently found that in 2020, Sunday 19th […]

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Team of UK experts to see how they can help in Australia

A team of UK experts is travelling to Australia to scope how the UK can best contribute to the Australian response to the unprecedented bushfires causing devastation across the country. […]

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How sales shopping is killing the planet

Kokho Jason Sit, University of Portsmouth Christmas has passed and New Year is just around the corner. And the sales continue. Things started six weeks before Christmas with Singles Day, […]

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Petrol prices to rise again

A surge in world oil prices in December has brought an end to four months of falling petrol prices with a litre of unleaded going up very slightly (0.24p) to […]

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The benefits of coastal walking

People living around Bude already know this, but now the government is promoting coastal walking for wellbeing. Be careful if you are doing it today though as it is raining […]

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Rescued grey squirrels to be killed under new law – but Britain’s ‘invasive’ problem runs much deeper

Bruce MacQueen/Shutterstock Jason Gilchrist, Edinburgh Napier University It’s illegal in the UK for anyone to release grey squirrels into the wild from December 2019. This means that wildlife rescue centres […]

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How to find the most sustainable and long-lasting children’s toys

freestocks.org/Unsplash, CC BY-SA Matthew Watkins, Nottingham Trent University Think about the way plastic pollution has been reported in recent years and you’re probably picturing plastic packaging, films and microfibres. But […]

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Be safe and aware on Bonfire Night

If you’re planning a bonfire for the forthcoming Guy Fawkes celebrations, either at home or a larger public event, make sure what you burn is both legal and safe, says […]

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Government to consult on green number plates

The RAC has commented on a recent government announcement about giving new electric cars green number plates. While the sentiment seems right, there are question marks as to whether drivers […]

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Motorists – be deer aware

Drivers are being warned to look out for deer roaming on to roads and posing risks to road users. The warning comes with more deer on the move during the […]

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