ECO CHAMBER PODCAST: Ottergeddon, toxic toys and DEFRA's bonfire of the quangos

Listen as the ENDS Report team examines DEFRA's proposed new environmental targets, the trashing of a wildlife-rich river, how environmental quangos could be overhauled, why the UK is decades behind on PFAS pollution, and how toxic toys are flying under the radar

Every fortnight, the ENDS team runs down the biggest green news stories, shines a spotlight on some pretty nasty chemicals, and takes a forensic look at one of the more deep-rooted environmental issues facing us today.

In this eighth episode, the team explores:
  • DEFRA proposed new nature and water targets
  • Whether the Environment Agency and Natural England are set to be overhauled
  • The devastation of the otter, salmon and crayfish-rich river Lugg
  • How forever chemicals are making it into drinking water 
  • And why toxic toys are able to enter the market undetected

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To view previous episodes, click on the links below.