There has been widespread coverage today following Natural England’s publication of this year’s badger control licenses.
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Today's blog looks at air pollution and the UN's International Day for Clean Air for blue skies.
Natural England puts the success down to a high number of voles, which are a key food source, along with dry weather and coordinated conservation efforts with other organisations and landowners.
Today’s blog looks at the Fisheries Bill, which was debated in the House of Commons last night.
On today's blog, we look into the Government's £2 million air quality funding for Local Authorities
Our announcement to extend the charge to all retailers and increase it to 10p from April 2021 has received widespread positive reaction.
Today's blog looks at media coverage of our consultation on a world-leading new law to protect rainforests and clean up the UK’s supply chains
A look into coverage of the Environment Agency’s restocking programme which saw a record-breaking weight of fish restocked
An article in today’s Guardian wrongly claims that the Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, Sir James Bevan, has “endorsed a proposal to water down laws on the cleanliness of polluted rivers, lakes and coastlines after Brexit”.
Our four priority areas for driving significant and lasting environmental improvements will be cleaner air, cleaner water, less waste and more biodiversity.
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