On today's blog, we look into the media coverage of today’s launch of a consultation to protect plants from harmful pests and diseases.
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On today's blog we look into reports on speculation around the upcoming government response to the recent Gene Editing consultation
Today the National Audit Office has published a report on Defra’s Future Farming and Countryside Programme.
Time-limited position statement has robust conditions in place to mitigate risks to the environment
Today marks the second International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies – a global awareness-raising day led by the United Nations with a call to action to collectively align efforts and facilitate actions to improve air quality.
Today we are looking at media coverage of the countryside charity CPRE’s report on hedgerows.
In today’s blog we look at media coverage of the launch of the government’s annual Air Quality Grant scheme which helps local authorities improve air quality.
We look into the media coverage of our consultation launched to seek views on the cautious release and management of beavers into the wild
We clarify the speculation in the Telegraph this weekend that the Chilterns and Cotswolds are set to become National Parks
In today’s blog we look at the launch of our consultation on new measures to tackle puppy smuggling and low-welfare pet imports.
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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.
- New GB consultation to protect plants from harmful pests and diseases September 21, 2021
- Speculative coverage on the gene editing consultation response September 17, 2021
- National Audit Office Report on Future Farming September 15, 2021
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