In this afternoon’s blog we take a look at positive coverage of the government’s grant scheme to help rejuvenate village halls, the progress of a white-tailed eagle released onto the Isle of Wight last summer and our ban of wild animals in circuses.
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Today’s Sunday Times reports on the use of tree guards in woodlands to help rebuild Britain’s lost woodlands. The story notes that around 200 million of the plastic tubes have been deployed by the Woodland Trust, Forestry England, the National …
In today's blog we look at positive coverage in The Guardian, Daily Mail and Yorkshire Post of the launch of the Ash Archive, a pioneering project to tackle the devastating tree disease, ash dieback.
There has been positive coverage of the announcement made by the Environment Minister Rebecca Pow on ambitious plans to protect England’s rare and vulnerable seabirds.
In today's blog we look at the introduction of our landmark Agriculture Bill in Parliament, a new taskforce dedicated to tackling serious waste crime and Environment Minister Rebecca Pow's speech at a Greenpeace event last night.
In today's blog we look at coverage of the Marine Climate Change Impact Partnership 2020 Report Card, which highlights the impact that climate change is already having – and could have in the future – on the UK’s coasts and seas.
In this afternoon's blog we look at widespread coverage of warnings by the British Heart Foundation that poor air quality could cause 160,000 deaths from heart and circulatory disease in the next 10 years and the start of work on a major flood defence scheme in Great Yarmouth.
There is coverage today on FarmingUK, The Pig Site, and the Belfast Newsletter of the introduction of the Direct Payments to Farmers (Legislative Continuity) (DPLC) Bill to Parliament yesterday. This Bill will provide continuity for farmers across all four corners …
In this afternoon's blog we look at further media coverage following the Environment Secretary's speech at the Oxford Farming Conference.
In this afternoon’s (8 January) blog we look coverage from the Oxford Farming Conference, where Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers urged farmers to seize the opportunities to rethink agricultural policy and to be bold and innovative in the proposals they put forward.