On Monday 4 November 2019, alongside the Forestry Commission, Defra announced the launch of the £50m Woodland Carbon Guarantee (WCaG) to help boost tree-planting rates in the fight against climate change. The announcement has been covered in trade outlets including …
Today we're looking at positive coverage in the Daily Mirror and Independent, alongside a comment piece by Minister Goldsmith, on the launch of the government’s consultation and call for evidence on options to restrict the imports and exports of hunting trophies to the UK.
This afternoon's blog looks at a natural flood management scheme in Essex that has hit the headlines this week.
In today's blog we look at a visit by Natural England’s Marian Spain to farmers in Oxfordshire and positive coverage of our announcement of £35 million of funding for the next round of the RDPE Growth programme.
Defra response to media coverage of super trawler detected fishing in UK Marine Protected Areas.
Today we're looking at positive coverage of the VMD’s annual report on veterinary antibiotic resistance and sales surveillance (VARSS) in Politics Home, Farmers Weekly, Pig World Farming UK and Agriland.
This evening we're looking at coverage in the Telegraph of our project to protect rare albatrosses on Gough Island.
This afternoon we're looking at Financial Times coverage about the growing number of UK households at risk of flooding due to climate change.
Today we're looking at the Environment Bill passing its Second Reading in the House of Commons yesterday.
The Environment Agency's report includes a review of business compliance, greenhouse gas emissions, serious pollution incidents and illegal waste activity.
We have announced that £22 million will be awarded to farmers to spend on time-saving and innovative farm equipment.