On the blog today we cover Lord Gardiner's visit to the London Vet Show, higher BPS payments for farmers, and the National Audit Office's report into air quality.
Water supply safeguarding measures for England & Wales Today the UK Government has laid before Parliament a water protocol for England and Wales which will safeguard water resources, water supply and water quality for consumers on both sides of the …
On the blog today Minister Eustice talks about the future of agriculture at the Tenant Farmers Association Conference and we highlight the launch of the Back from the Brink initiative.
On the blog today, we outline the ways we are tackling food waste in the UK and confirm our commitment to cracking down on illegal puppy smuggling and to driving high animal welfare standards.
On the blog today, Environment Secretary Michael Gove announces plans to consult on a new, independent body for the environment, and confirms CCTV to be introduced in all slaughterhouses in England in 2018.
On the blog today: we look ahead to Ocean Actions Day at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn; and we look at reaction to our announcement yesterday on neonicotinoids.
On the blog today: Environment Secretary Michael Gove announces the UK will support further restrictions on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, we highlight Natural England work to support the Bittern following stats showing their numbers are increasing, and Lord Gardiner visits the Cotswolds AONB.
Today on the blog, WHO recommendations on reducing the use of antibiotics in veterinary medicine and launching a new campaign to reduce food waste.
On the blog today we look at a flood preparedness exercise today in Stratford-upon-Avon, the future of agriculture and fisheries policy post Brexit, and a legal challenge to the UK plan to tackle roadside nitrogen dioxide emissions.
On the blog today we address media stories on tree planting rates, a new survey showing support for deposit return schemes to address plastic waste, and bovine TB testing.
On the blog today - statistics on marine litter are in the news; we look at government action to address this problem. Plus the Environment Secretary announces a review, led by Major General Tim Cross, into multi-agency flood plans.