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Environment Agency launches flooding roadmap as it warns of “inevitable impacts of a rising sea level”

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A flood warning sign, on a closed country road next to water logged fields in the Avon Valley, Hampshire, England. Flooded after an extreme amount of rainfall at the start of 2014

Actions include producing a new national assessment of flood risk, an updated national coastal erosion risk map and new long term investment scenarios, to better inform future investment decisions.

Emma Howard Boyd visits Wyre Natural Flood Management project as grants issued to boost investment in nature

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Image of Emma Howard Boyd at Wyre Natural Flood Management project

Among the 50 projects successful in the second round of the Natural Environment Investment Readiness Fund include those to restore and rewet peatlands, create green urban spaces and improve flood resilience.

UK Climate Projections 2018, Action Oak Photographer of the Year and Defra's response to EFRA Committee report on Agriculture Bill

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An image of an oak with the sun streaming through from above.

UK Climate Projections 2018 There has been widespread coverage this morning following the launch of our UK Climate Projections 2018 – the most detailed picture yet of how our climate will change over the next century. UKCP18 is the first …