Protect our world


Your Environment Your Career

We are the Environment Agency. We protect and improve the environment.

Climate change

We help people and wildlife adapt to climate change and reduce its impacts, including flooding, drought, sea level rise and coastal erosion.

Tackling pollution

We improve the quality of our water, land and air by tackling pollution.

Environmental regulations.

We work with businesses to help them comply with environmental regulations.

Field Services putting up the temporary flood barrier

A healthy and diverse environment enhances people’s lives and contributes to economic growth. We can’t do this alone. We work as part of the Defra group (Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs), with the rest of government, local councils, businesses, civil society groups and local communities to create a better place for people and wildlife.