Exeter City Council’s solar panels are already doing well for the city, and are just part of its environmental initiatives
The Environment Agency will next week start work on a project to restore an inter-tidal habitat on land alongside a South Devon estuary.
Nick Harvey, MP for North Devon has joined the chorus of disapproval calling for an end to EU mandated fishing discards, saying “The very system that was put in place to safeguard fishing stocks actually causes needless waste.”
Torbay Council has won a Green Apple environmental award for its work promoting the use of real nappies as an alternative to disposable nappies.
Several communities across Devon and Cornwall are set to benefit from a series of local flood defence schemes over the coming year.
The Exeter Wild City project, a five-year initiative to encourage wildlife in the city, is launching a brand new competition for 2011. The aim is to challenge local schools to turn unwanted waste items into wildlife-friendly garden habitats.