There has been extensive coverage across national and regional media around the high number of crab and lobster deaths that occurred in the North East last year, following the publication of a new study. It has yet to be peer …
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There is inaccurate coverage in the Daily Mail and Independent on Government’s tree planting targets.
There has been significant media attention this weekend, including in the Financial Times, Times, and the Telegraph, focused on comments from environmental groups such as the RSPB, Wildlife Trusts, National Trust, Green Alliance and Wildlife and Countryside Link. These organisations …
Today we look at coverage of our announcement of the Rural England Prosperity Fund and the second annual rural proofing report.
In today’s blog we look at the publication of a new guide to support landowners and charities with the threat of avian influenza
In today’s blog we look at the action being taken to protect peatlands
There is inaccurate coverage in the Daily Mail today on Defra’s involvement in a research paper published in Vet Record.
Untreated sewage can be devastating to human health, local biodiversity and our environment. Water companies must take urgent action to address sewage discharges. That’s why we are already taking action.
There has been positive pick-up of Water Minister Steve Double’s calls for greater investment from water companies to address leakage, at a time when water resources are in the spotlight as parts of the country move into drought. Writing for …
Today there has been widespread coverage of water company performance in light of ongoing dry weather.
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Defra in the Media is run by the Defra group Press Office and is our review of Defra group stories in the news.
The blog features a review of our leading media stories, rebuttal of inaccurate comment, and updates about our campaigns and stories.
- Defra response to new research on crustacean mortality incident September 30, 2022
- Daily Mail and Independent coverage on Government tree planting targets September 30, 2022
- Government reiterates commitment to environmental protections September 28, 2022
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