European Union fisheries ministers have agreed to phase out the controversial practice of dumping unwanted fish.
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An eco-centre in Machynlleth, Powys, has closed its cafe and vegetarian food store because of financial difficulties facing its trading arm. Eleven workers in the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) Quarry Cafe and Quarry Shop have lost their jobs. The stores were run by by CAT plc, which also operates a shop and restaurant on […]
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An audit has found that EU-funded energy efficiency projects are not cost-effective in EU member states. The projects examined by the Court of Auditors were in the Czech Republic, Italy and Lithuania. Those countries received the most EU funding for such projects in 2007-2013.
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Chalara dieback of ash has been confirmed at five sites on Forestry Commission land in Wentwood and the Wye Valley in south east Wales, and at Glynllifon college in Gwynedd.
The UK bird population has declined by 44 million since 1966, according to a report by conservation groups.
Wales’ first case of ash dieback disease has been confirmed by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
It was found in a newly planted tree on private woodland in Carmarthenshire but Defra has refused to be more specific.
Some scientists warn the outbreak has the potential to devastate the UK’s population of 80 million ash trees.
A nursery forced to destroy 50,000 ash trees after dieback fungal disease was found is considering taking legal action against the government for failing to block imports sooner.
Simon Ellis of Crowders in Lincolnshire says the disease was found in 15 trees in June but officials issued an order preventing the firm from taking action.
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