Why should we care about bugs? 12 May 2021, Paul Hetherington of charity Buglife Invertebrates are vitally important to a healthy planet – and are on the front line of our battle against COVID-19. Workers’ lives lost to COVID remembered 29 April 2021, Katie Coyne Calls grow for independent public enquiry into the UK government’s handling of the pandemic. Litter-pick your way to a better environment and mental health 29 April 2021, Jack Middleton, Surfers Against Sewage Now more than ever it is crucial for people to reconnect with the outdoors. If air pollution isn’t a public health issue then what is, asks RSPH chief 29 April 2021, Katie Coyne Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah case will have impact over the months and years. EH workforce survey highlights recruitment difficulties 27 April 2021, Katie Coyne Calls for chief EH officer for England backed by findings. US pledges to halve warming emissions 22 April 2021, Katie Coyne But EU and UK plans to cut emissions still the most ambitious. Legal briefing: Reality bites in the gig economy 22 April 2021, Rhian Greaves Court cases highlight gaps in health and safety laws and a judicial appetite for change in ‘flexible’ working. ‘Reduce UK air pollution to WHO limits’, urges coroner in Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah case 22 April 2021, Katie Coyne Public awareness of how to reduce exposure must also be increased. Judge in Tesco case says use-by-date food law ‘crystal clear’ 21 April 2021, Katie Coyne Defence argument ‘at odds’ with ‘feelings of disgust’ from public over mouldy grapes. Newham isn’t New York, COVID hotels don’t work here 15 April 2021, Katie Coyne However, the answer is not to ditch the support – but to provide family friendly accommodation.