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Search results: 16 article(s) found in topic: Wildlife - keyword: Flora and fauna

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FLORA AND FAUNA

New rules on invasive plants and animals

The government has given environmental authorities extra powers to deal with invasive non-native species. How will the new code of practice affect you as a business or landowner? More...

FLORA AND FAUNA

Liability for Japanese knotweed

A court judgment identifies what can happen if you fail to manage Japanese knotweed on your premises. What do you need to know? More...

WILDLIFE

Legislation to deal with invasive species

In March 2015 the Infrastructure Act 2015 received royal assent. Whilst it relates primarily to roads and infrastructure, it includes new powers regarding invasive species. What do you need to know? More...

WiLDLIFE

You might own the land, but...

The Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling against a multimillionaire for damaging an environmentally important woodland. It also upheld an order to pay fines and costs totalling just under £1 million. What were the circumstances of the case? More...

FLORA AND FAUNA

Powers to deal with invasive plants

A reform of anti-social behaviour powers has given police and local councils new tools to deal with invasive plants such as Japanese knotweed. What’s the latest on this? More...

FLORA AND FAUNA

What to do with leaf litter

You may have heard that the Environment Agency (EA) has imposed strict rules on how leaf litter should be dealt with. Is this really the case and, if so, how might this apply to your business? More...

WILDLIFE

Don’t mess with Sites of Special Scientific Interest

A Sussex hotelier has been fined £45,000 and ordered to pay costs of £90,000 for damaging a protected conservation site. What happened and how might the business have avoided getting into trouble? More...

FLORA AND FAUNA

Knotweed not funny

Recent reports indicate that outbreaks of Japanese knotweed are causing major problems for home and business premises owners. What’s the story? More...

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

European Commission to ban pesticides

FLORA

Invasive species growth explosion

This winter’s endless rainfall has fuelled the growth of invasive species like Japanese Knotweed across the country. What problems can this cause and how should you deal with them? More...
Last updated: 18.12.2018

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