On todays blog, we take a look coverage of the State of Nature campaign to reverse nature’s decline by 2030
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There has been media coverage today of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on flooding in the Telegraph, i News and Yorkshire Post. The Committee of MPs made the recommendation that house builders should bear the costs of paying to …
A vessel manned by Greenpeace has dropped a number of boulders in the UK’s exclusive economic zone. The activity is being investigated by the Marine Management Organisation.
The number of fixed penalty notices issued for fly-tipping have increased by 32% since 2016, with prosecutions more than doubling over the same period.
In today’s blog we look at our announcement of an expanded Seafood Response Fund for the UK’s seafood and aquaculture sectors.
There has been widespread coverage today about data published on Friday 12 February on emissions of air pollutants in the UK.
Two separate reports have been published today on air quality.
There has been a significant amount of press interest in, with some eye-catching headlines suggesting that 15m bees could be burnt under new Brexit import rules, with the story picked up in the Telegraph, Guardian, Times, Independent and Mail.
In today’s blog, we look at coverage in The Telegraph on the Defra Estate’s recycling rate – but fails to properly reflect the complete picture.
In today’s blog, we respond to the Public Accounts Committee report on government’s action to improve the environment.
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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.
- Media coverage of the State of Nature campaign March 1, 2021
- Public Accounts Committee report on flooding in England February 26, 2021
- Defra response to Greenpeace action in UK EEZ February 26, 2021
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