Renewables and environment news around the UK

13 December 2019



New research to bolster Welsh farming sustainability

13 December 2019

Applications for scholarships now open

Deadline looms for Scottish water abstraction returns

13 December 2019

31 December deadline fast approaching

UK farmers hit back at 'peak meat by 2030' open letter

13 December 2019

Scientists say world must soon reach 'peak meat'

Consider 'passive' options first when farm diversifying, expert says

10 December 2019

'Don’t rush into diversifying'

Farmers encouraged to take part in annual bird count

10 December 2019

2020 Big Farmland Bird Count needs support

UEA students vote to overturn beef ban

10 December 2019

Move seen as a victory for common sense

Next government told to 'empower' farmers to reach net zero

9 December 2019

Farmers aim to reach net zero by 2040

Farmers express dismay at all-Wales NVZ proposal

9 December 2019

Plan will come into force from 1 January

Hebridean sheep to help rare bat species survive

9 December 2019

The sheep will keep the area habitat friendly

Farm turns carbon positive with own green electricity

6 December 2019

Cambridgeshire farmer turns farm carbon positive

Warmer Octobers boost potential for higher OSR yields

6 December 2019

Field trial reveals a sunnier side of climate change

Scottish emissions target 'will be missed' unless agri schemes unveiled

5 December 2019

Post-Brexit Scottish farming uncertainty

NFU calls for general licences to be 'more transparent' for farmers

4 December 2019

Government consults on future of GLs

Food and farming groups urge Brazil to stop deforestation

4 December 2019

Brazil urged to continue responsible soya sourcing

BBC 'inherently biased' against Welsh farmers

2 December 2019

Group slams BBC's 'imbalanced' reporting

NZ farmers now able to breed 'low methane' sheep

2 December 2019

New Zealand begins 'global first' genetic program

Red meat 'used as scapegoat' in carbon emissions debate

1 December 2019

Livestock farming just 4% of Co2 emissions

UK livestock farming 'a solution' to climate crisis

29 November 2019

Sourcing local can play an important role

Vegan diets are 'completely unnecessary', scientists say

29 November 2019

They say meat is 'crucial' for the world

Thousands of farmers protest in Dublin and Paris

29 November 2019

Concern over governments' agricultural policies

'Prime opportunity' to seek ground rent from energy schemes

28 November 2019

Some are worth up to £8m over their lifetime

New £11m centre to advance UK pig industry research

28 November 2019

The Leeds facility aims to boost pig productivity

Farmers and parents criticise Cheshire nursery's all-vegan menu

28 November 2019

It's a UK-first for a nursery to adopt a vegan menu

#farmingcares campaign to 'tell real story' of UK farming

28 November 2019

New social media campaign launched

Farmers affected by Solarplicity collapse to be paid thousands

27 November 2019

Farmers were owed over £225k in FiT payments

Mass protest by German farmers against over-regulation

27 November 2019

Thousands attend mass protest in Berlin

19,500-acre Scottish estate has general licence use restricted

27 November 2019

Concerns over wildlife crime

BBC urged to develop new programme focusing on UK farming

27 November 2019

Beef group complains to BBC after recent documentary

BBC meat documentary 'is best advert' for public to buy British

26 November 2019

Programme triggers 'buy British' out-pour

Welsh farmers condemn looming pollution regulations

23 November 2019

The plans could have 'severe implications' for farmers