Environmental Issues

Convention on Biological Diversity promotes nature and human well-being.
Biodiversity and climate change are closely linked, and each impacts upon the other: biodiversity is threatened by human-induced climate change, but biodiversity resources can reduce the impacts of climate change on population and ecosystems.

Dept for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs website provides a series of guidance pages on key issues concerning environmental and land management.

The Agency is the leading public body for protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales - to make sure that air, land and water are looked after by everyone in today's society, so that tomorrow's generations inherit a cleaner, healthier world.

Friends of the Earth campaigns for solutions to environmental problems.

Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning organisation that acts to change attitudes and behaviour, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace.

Natural England works for people, places and nature to conserve and enhance biodiversity, landscapes and wildlife in rural, urban, coastal and marine areas.

Conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters.

Recycling is an excellent way of saving energy and conserving the environment - this site is full of useful information and resources.

UK's leading environmental charity promoting sustainable, organic farming and championing human health.

United Nations Environment Programme. Mission Statement - To provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

Useful information about the sources of water pollution and how they can be treated.

Water UK say their longterm vision is 'for a sustainable water industry that will:
• Protect and promote public health
• Provide a high quality, reliable and value-for-money service
• Respond to climate change
• Reduce our impacts on the environment

The World Land Trust (WLT) is an international conservation organisation that takes direct action to save rainforest and other biologically important lands — buying it, acre by acre.

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Longstock Village Fete, Saturday 31 August 2019.   12.30pm - 4.30pm.  The Fete to be opened by Revd Philip Bowden                

Entry Charge £1 Children under 12 – Free Entry

Lots to do and see at the Fete this year – a Medieval re-enactment + the opportunity to meet the people involved.   Childrens games, an Adventure Tunnel and Bouncy Castle; BBQ; Beer Tent; Teas plus the usual bric-a-brac, books, produce tent, bottle stall, and much more – brass band, duck racing and the golf challenge.   Please put the date in your diary.

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