Street cleaners wearing just plastic hats as PPE swim up to their necks in garbage as they clean rivers in Dhaka

Coronavirus lockdowns around the globe have brought an epidemic of littering, not least in the UK where fly-tipping has become a scourge on the countryside.

Wild bison to be introduced into Kent woodland

Bison will be introduced to UK woodland to restore an ancient habitat and its wildlife, conservationists have said.

The £1m project, led by Kent Wildlife Trust and the Wildwood Trust, is aimed at helping to manage Blean Woods near Canterbury.

Help Make a Fur-Free Britain

The government ordered the last UK fur farm to close its doors back in 2000, but now the UK is importing fur cruelty from overseas. The unnecessary suffering of animals for fur fashion is deplorable, whether the animal involved is a cat, a dog or a seal, whose fur is already banned from UK trade by EU regulations, or a coyote, a fox or a raccoon dog, whose fur is currently still allowed.

Aldi takes a stand on livestock welfare

DISCOUNT retailer Aldi has issued a firm commitment never to accept food imports from countries with lower welfare livestock systems than those allowed under EU law.