This afternoon's blog looks at media coverage of the new refreshed Countryside, 70 years since the first booklet was published in 1951.
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We look at coverage following the Environment Agency's publication of the Event Duration Monitoring (EDM) data for 2020, which tracks the operation of storm overflows.
There has been widespread coverage this week of the amount if litter being left in public outdoor spaces following the easing of coronavirus restrictions.
There has been media coverage today regarding the EU’s change in approach to the import of live bivalve molluscs (LBMs). The coverage follows comments on this issue by the Environment Secretary to an evidence session of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee.
There is national and regional coverage in the Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, The Times and Yorkshire Post today on our plans to phase out lead ammunition in a bid to protect wildlife. The coverage focuses on the government’s plans and …
On today's blog we look at a speech by Sir James Bevan on why net zero alone won’t save our planet, urging greater action on climate adaptation.
Today we look at Farming trade media coverage of the publication of the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot overview
Today we look at national and trade coverage of the government’s plans to protect the environment at the heart of future policy.
In today's blog, we look at reports regarding the potential for future restriction of foie gras sales in the UK.
In today’s blog, we look at the announcement that Morrisons intend to become a first supermarket completely supplied by net zero carbon British farms by 2030.
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