Conservationists in East Anglia are reporting an increase in sightings of a rare moth that is widely considered to be one of the largest and most spectacular insects native to the UK.

An ambitious initiative to boost the natural landscapes and celebrate the heritage of the Brecks area of Suffolk and Norfolk has been given the go ahead after securing significant funding.

Proposal is part of wide-ranging review which could shake-up the way the region’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are managed.

The county councils of Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex all control unwanted growth on roadsides and pavements through the use of glyphosate-based herbicides, which have been linked to causing cancer and harming insects.

The three-day brainstorming event Innovate East produces a host of potential business and environmental solutions.

Chief executive of County Broadband Lloyd Felton is on a mission to enhance the broadband experience of rural communities across East Anglia.

Organisations in Suffolk and Norfolk are working to help people with physical and learning disabilities into work.

Environmental investment fund buys anaerobic digestion plant on the Suffolk-Norfolk border.

Great minds set to come together to brainstorm key issues facing industry and society.

Essex & Suffolk Water’s research and development manager Chris Jones discusses the role of the digital twin approach ahead of the Innovate East event at Trinity Park in Ispwich next month

Andy Wood says more research is required to see if improvements to current recycling services are greener than including glass products in a money-back deposit scheme.

Essex and Suffolk Water’s conservation and land manager Miranda Cooper discusses the importance of natural capital ahead of next month’s Innovate East conference.

One of Europe’s most endangered wildflowers, which has a stronghold in East Anglia, has come back from the brink of extinction following years of conservation work.

Rare black squirrels could become a more common sight in East Anglia, according to an expert who has mapped the spread of the rodent in the UK.

With heatwaves predicted to become more frequent, how are architects responding to climate change?

Increasingly, it is important for businesses to demonstrate that they are good citizens, says Anglian Water’s head of sustainability, Andy Brown, who is looking forward to next month’s ‘Innovate East’ innovation event.

Holiday Inn hotels across the region are to stop including disposable miniature toiletry bottles in their rooms, as part of a drive to cut down on the use of plastic.

One of the region’s leading water companies has said it does not expect to have to impose a hosepipe ban this summer, despite the soaring temperatures being experienced in East Anglia, and the below average rainfall.

Avoiding the sweltering daily commute and dressing casually can help people keep cool, advises the TUC

Wildlife experts from the region say research into the effects of gamebirds is required.

In an industry first, Anglian Water and Essex & Suffolk Water have come together to organise an event aimed at developing solutions to some of the key challenges facing society.

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