Extension to the Countryside Stewardship deadline and new videos to help farmers improve soil health.
Defra Press Office
Defra's new horse microchipping law in England.
How Operation Thunderstorm is tackling the illegal wildlife trade and Countryfile's report on combined sewage overflows.
Butterfly population statistics, Clean Air Day 2018 and Lord Gardiner discussion of marine litter at the British-Irish Council
Coverage of Clean Air Day 2018 and our response the BVA.
Government commitment to cleaner road vehicles, Minister Eustice at farming charity bike ride, British Flowers Week and Countryside Stewardship.
On the blog today we look at the microbeads ban taking effect, air quality and the Ofwat Freeze Thaw Review.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove reflects on key highlights at Defra, an interview with the Tree Champion in The Times, Water Industry National Environment Programme [WINEP] announcement, further coverage of the new £5.3 million boost for UK crops, announcing the start of coarse fishing season and ravens.
Environment Secretary attends Three Counties Show
In today's blog we cover a new funding package to help boost the resilience, sustainability and quality of UK crops, Government's support for the Finn’s Law campaign Bill in Parliament and McDonald’s decision to remove plastic straws from their UK restaurants.