Government Bodies Websites Directory
Defra, UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The UK Government department tasked with issues such as the environment, rural development, the countryside, wildlife, animal welfare and sustainable ...
The Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)
The Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) is the forum through which the four UK conservation bodies - the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW), Natural England, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and, for Northern Ireland, the Council for Nature Conservation and the Countryside (CNCC), deliver their statutory responsibilities for the United Kingdom as a whole and internationally.
UK government agency concerned mainly with rivers, flooding, and pollution. Public information and educational materials, "What's in your backyard?
Scottish Environment Protection Agency
Information on Scotland's environment, pollution prevention, regulation and other environmental initiatives.
We are the government department responsible for the protection and expansion of Britain's forests and woodlands.
Natural England is the government’s advisor on the natural environment. We provide practical advice, grounded in science, on how best to safeguard England’s natural wealth for the benefit of everyone.
The Countryside Council for Wales
Government agency responsible for nature conservation in Wales.
Scottish Natural Heritage
Promotes care for the natural heritage, wildlife, habitats, rocks, and landscapes of Scotland. Includes information about their activities and publications...
Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC) (Research Council)
NERC is the leading body in the UK for basic, strategic and applied research across the spectrum of the environmental sciences.
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) (Research Council)
The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology is the leading UK body for research, survey, and monitoring in terrestrial and freshwater environments.
British Geological Survey (BGS) (Research Council)
BGS is the UK’s national centre for earth science information. It acquires and maintains up to date knowledge of the UK and its continental shelf by means of systematic geological, geophysical, geochemical, hydrogeological and geotechnical surveys.