On the blog today, we look at coverage of a new initiative to clamp down on old electricals being thrown away, which could save the economy £370 million
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Find out more about the Health Secretary's announcement of an easing of shielding measures from Monday 6 July.
On Friday 19 June 2020, we launched our consultation on updating Government’s policy for trees, woodland and forestry through the creation of a new ‘England Tree Strategy’. The announcement was reported on by ITV News, BBC Online, Farming UK, Horticulture …
In today's blog, we look at the new ‘bounce back’ plan of trade measures for the agriculture, food and drink industry, to help support businesses impacted by coronavirus.
The new Great British Rain Paradox report shows most people aren’t aware that demand for water could outstrip supply by 2050.
Following coverage of the possible link between air pollution and the impact of coronavirus, read about what we’re doing to understand it.
On today's blog we look at wartime memorabilia collectors being jailed for chemical weapons offences and an increase in angling as over quarter of a million fishing licences were sold after lockdown restrictions were lifted.
In this morning’s blog we look at coverage in The i reporting on the government’s support of the Pick for Britain campaign.
This blog explores the Forestry Commission’s recently published statistics on tree planting. The total area of new planting of woodland in England, including both Government and non-Government support, has increased by 54% since last year
The Agriculture Bill has taken one step closer towards Royal Assent and we take a look at today’s coverage on the Greenpeace’s report calling the government to ban supertrawlers from fishing in Marine Protected Areas.
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