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New Invasive Species Legislation

BY: Chris Oliver | November 4th 2019

The Invasive Alien Species (Enforcement and Permitting) Order 2019 (“The Order”), which came into force on December 1st 2019 and applies in England and Wales, is part of the UK’s implementation of EU Regulation 1143/2014. The core...

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Superweed

BY: Chris Oliver | October 21st 2019

Japanese knotweed is the poster child for invasive weeds in the UK. The tabloids and clickbait news will feed off any report, study or scare story. It is the scourge of property buyers and vendors, with mortgage...

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The Nature of Nomenclature

BY: Chris Oliver | September 30th 2019

So, you’re all highly-qualified horticulturalist and biologists, just like me, and looking forward to some technical discussion? Well, as it happens, I don’t even have a GCSE in biology (my teacher was … well, let’s say we...

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HSE Workplace Fatality Statistics

BY: Chris Oliver | September 9th 2019

First of all, when talking about health and safety at work, and particularly the sort of statistics referred to in this blog, it’s very important to remember that these are not just statistics – literally every case...

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Monsanto Verdict – Our verdict?

BY: Chris Oliver | September 7th 2018

The verdict from the US trial centred on the potential cancer-causing properties of glyphosate is in – and the headlines seem to say it all: ‘Monsanto ordered to pay $289m as jury rules weedkiller caused man's cancer’....

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