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Challenges and choices: The Environment Agency and plastic pellet pollution

With the legal responsibility to protect the natural environment of England, The Environment Agency could be doing a lot more to tackle the second largest source of marine microplastic pollution – plastic pellets. Pellets are the raw material of the entire plastics industry and are melted and moulded into every plastic product in existence. These […]

A group of African elephants by the edge of a water body
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The UK Ivory Act – how working together works to save elephants

When the Ivory Act 2018 passed into UK law on 20 December 2018 it was a success for all those who had pushed for the new law for many years – conservation NGOs, African governments, wildlife rangers on the front line of the fight against poaching (sometimes paying the ultimate price), influential politicians in all parties and, crucially, the public..