We all know that deforestation is a major environmental concern around the world. Carbon dioxide is a huge contributor to climate change, but trees capture and store carbon dioxide. Scientists say planting more trees is a great way to reduce …
Environment and Ecology
Today is World Environment Day and I’d like to tell you about the important role that our conservation groups play in managing and protecting biodiversity, the environment and wildlife across the Defence estate.
Today is the International Day of Biological Diversity, a great reminder for us all to think about what we can do to encourage biodiversity. Why is that important? Well, so many species have been lost or had their numbers severely …
It’s that time of the year again where we’re looking for nominations for the Sanctuary Awards!
We have at least 3 million ash trees across the MOD estate, so managing the tree disease ash dieback is a significant objective of our sustainable woodland management and long-term forest planning. Read on to find out more.
On the 3rd December, I attended the annual MOD Sanctuary Awards and as we come to the end of the Year of Green Action, it was a great time to reflect on our responsibility to preserve and nurture our estate.
Amanda Williams, Sustainability Manager at Landmarc Support Services reflects on the positive work that is undertaken across the UK military training estate to conserve some of our most valuable habitats and landscapes.
DIO has worked together with the RAF, the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) and Natural England on a pilot project to rescue 60 curlew eggs from RAF airfields in East Anglia.
Archaeology in DIO is unique compared to any other organisation. The MOD owns about 1% of the UK mainland and is responsible for preserving, protecting and maintaining 777 Scheduled Monuments.
DIO worked with partners including Crown Commercial Service and Future Biogas to establish a renewable energy source to power RAF Marham. Read on to find out how it all works.