There was further, extensive coverage in the Daily Mail today over the weekend to kick off the Great British Spring Clean (GBSC) 2019, including coverage of Environment Secretary Michael Gove attending a litter pick in West London.
There is extensive coverage in the Daily Mail today to kick off the Great British Spring Clean, with Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey among the 461,000 litter heroes heading out today to start cleaning up the UK.
Defra is highlighting the work of a group of ‘para-ecologists’ – the paramedics of the rainforest, to mark UN International Day of the Forests. We also announce a further funding boost to the Clean Bus Technology Fund.
In today's blog we look at a Hen harrier study suggesting widespread illegal killing of hen harriers on English grouse moors.
We comment on Sir James Bevan's speech on water use, and the Chelsea Flower Show 2019 and biosecurity.
We look at some of the events being held for Global Recycling Day, and comment on the Environment Agency's recent flood warnings, following heavy rain this weekend.
We look at coverage from the Daily Mirror reporting that fourteen new areas in England have applied to Natural England for a badger control licence this year.
In today's blog we look at Ascension Island protections, and announce the opening of the application window for the 2019 funding schemes for farmers.
Government sets out transitional tariffs regime, following the rejection of the Prime Minister’s deal in the House of Commons yesterday evening (12 March).
Government to mandate ‘biodiversity net gain’, confirming that new developments must deliver an overall increase in biodiversity.
Today there is coverage in several outlets following an interview with Professor Paul Cosford Public Health England’s medical director, coinciding with the publication of their ‘Review of interventions to improve outdoor air quality and public health’.