On today's blog we look at a £10m investment in the UK's peatlands and the recent call for evidence on Red Diesel.
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On today's blog we look at the Great Plastic Pick Up as well as counter-poaching training in Africa.
On today's blog we look at the new flood defence scheme that has opened in Ulverston and the upcoming Great Plastic Pick Up
In today's blog we look at a new £7 million flood defence scheme which has launched on the beaches of Lincolnshire and at the extension of the Countryside Stewardship payment claim deadline.
In today's blog we look at the successful scheme to eradicate non-native rodents and increase the number of seabirds in the UK overseas territory of South Georgia and the closing of our future farming consultation which received more than 44,000 …
In today's blog we look at coverage of our global ivory sales ban and address coverage on wet wipe pollution.
In today's blog we look at how funding from Defra will go towards a research project looking at how tiny plastic particles impact marine life, how work is progressing as we head towards Brexit and CCTV becomes mandatory in all abattoirs in England.
Kew reopens world’s largest Victorian greenhouse Kew Gardens has today reopened its Temperate House – the world’s largest Victorian greenhouse – after a five-year restoration project. The vast greenhouse is now home to a geographically arranged collection of 10,000 plants …
In today's blog we look at the World Health Organisation's report on global air quality standards and encourage farmers to submit their BPS applications before the closing date on May 15.
In today's blog we look at calls from the government’s chief plant health officer for the horticulture industry to help reduce the threat of pests and diseases, good news for nature in Suffolk and see what Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey got up to during her visit to AO.
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