There is coverage in The Telegraph of a letter from the Environment Secretary to Giles Roca, the chief executive of the British Fur Trade Association (BFTA), on the future of UK fur trading.
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Results show collective action is needed to improve the health of England’s rivers, lakes, canals, coastal waters and groundwaters
There has been coverage in The Times, the Guardian, The i and multiple regional outlets of an RSPB report claiming that efforts to protect British wildlife have suffered a “lost decade” because of a failure by the government to meet agreed UN ‘Aichi’ Biodiversity Targets.
Last night’s BBC Countryfile featured a project on the River Trent being managed by a partnership between the Environment Agency and Staffordshire Wildlife Trust.
Yesterday Environment Minister Rebecca Pow and Natural England Chair Tony Juniper visited Warblington Farm in Havant, to launch a trailblazing scheme backed by £3.9 million of governed funding.
There is nothing to substantiate the authors view that the growth in gull numbers in the location he reports is representative of across the country.
Beekeepers and members of the public have been asked to remain vigilant after the National Bee Unit confirmed the sighting. Monitoring is underway to detect any other Asian hornets in the vicinity.
We’re challenging the sector to improve to protect the environment, improve leakage levels and safeguard our water supplies.
A report from the Clean Air Fund and Confederation of British Industry claims the UK economy would benefit by £1.6 billion annually by meeting World Health Organization guidelines for air pollution.
This afternoon (Tuesday 8 September), the Chief Executive of the Environment Agency (EA) Sir James Bevan has made a major speech to coincide with the publication of the EA’s new report, ‘The State of the Environment: health people and the environment'.
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