There has been widespread coverage of Environment Agency warnings to be prepared for possible flooding this winter, as it continues its awareness campaign - Flood Action Week - to encourage those who live in areas at risk of flooding to act now to protect their home, possessions and family
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The latest National Drought Group meeting forecasts average rainfall over winter will not be enough to prevent drought conditions in some areas next year.
In today’s blog we set out our commitment to the environment and respond to concerns raised by the National Trust and other environmental charities.
British lamb was sent to the USA for the first time in over twenty years on Saturday.
Today we are looking at an op-ed from the Environment Secretary in the Telegraph on the Government’s action to tackle fly-tipping.
There has been front page coverage in the Mirror today on the increasing number of dog attacks reported this year. These attacks are deeply distressing and our sympathy goes out to the families of those who have died as a …
There has been widespread media coverage of the Environment Secretary’s announcement that he will bring forward proposals to raise the civil penalty for water companies who pollute the environment by 1,000-fold - from £250,000 to up to £250 million.
There has been extensive coverage across national and regional media around the high number of crab and lobster deaths that occurred in the North East last year, following the publication of a new study. It has yet to be peer …
There is inaccurate coverage in the Daily Mail and Independent on Government’s tree planting targets.
There has been significant media attention this weekend, including in the Financial Times, Times, and the Telegraph, focused on comments from environmental groups such as the RSPB, Wildlife Trusts, National Trust, Green Alliance and Wildlife and Countryside Link. These organisations …
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