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.
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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 The Times and other outlets following an interview with Professor Paul Cosford Public Health England’s (PHE) medical director, coinciding with the publication of their ‘Review of interventions to improve outdoor air quality and public health’.
Today is Commonwealth Day 2019, an annual celebration of Commonwealth collaboration, which provides an opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to fighting plastic pollution globally.
Yesterday the Environment Agency targeted 30 illegal waste sites across Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire in a day-long sting. The sting was covered by BBC Lincolnshire, East Midlands Business Link, Grantham Matters, and Let’s Recycle . The aim of the unannounced visits was …
We look at coverage in the Today Programme and Minister Goodwill's visit to the River Ouse.
We have appointed a new Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food at Defra, Robert Goodwill. We also look at coverage of micro-plastic pollution in rivers, lakes and wetlands across Britain.