The economic value of our natural landscapes has been underlined by new figures which show Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) in Suffolk and north Essex are worth over £270m to the tourism sector.
Suffolk-based international conservation charity World Land Trust has launched its latest campaign, which aims to protect 578 acres of ancient forests in Sierra Gorda, Mexico, an area the size of nearly 300 football pitches.
Phanuel Mutumburi at the Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality is well-placed to describe the experience of black. Asian, and minority ethnic people who want to set up businesses in the county. Ross Bentley met him to find out more about his work and an exciting project to revamp Norwich Road in Ipswich.
Developers building homes in and around the Stour and Orwell estuaries will be asked to help fund measures designed to mitigate the environmental impact of population increases in the area, under plans being drawn up by councils in Essex and Suffolk.
Every eel you find in open water will have undergone an astounding 7,000km journey to get there. Ross Bentley met Ben Norrington from the Environment Agency to find out how he is helping them on their way.
A national initiative that aims to reduce single-use water bottles by encouraging businesses to advertise that they are happy for people to fill-up their reusable bottle at their premises has come to Suffolk.
The government has launched a consultation requesting views about protecting precious marine habitats around the UK and the Suffolk Wildlife Trust is urging as many people as possible to get involved. Ross Bentley reports.
The publication of Wind in the Willows in 1908 caused a whole nation to look more favourably on badgers. Exactly 110 years on to the month, Ross Bentley talks to expert Adrian Hinchcliffe to find out how badgers are faring in 21st century Suffolk.