Natural England's Monitoring of Engagement with the Natural Environment Report, the launch of Bees' Needs Week and a rebuttal into the Independent's piece on badger control.
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Lord Gardiner at Rural Housing Week and the Environment Agency's fish rescue on the River Teme on our afternoon blog today.
Coverage ahead of National Meadows Day 2018, Ministers meet to discuss a UK-wide approach to DRS, coverage ahead of Bees' Needs Week and work begins on the new Perry Barr and Witton flood scheme
On today's blog we look at Ivory ban could protect hippos, walruses and narwhals and UK signs Coral Reef Life Declaration
George Monbiot writes in the Guardian today raising concern over the functions of Natural England. He cites the recent House of Lords NERC Act 2006 committee report that highlighted reductions to the budget of Natural England. The government responded to …
On today's blog we look at the publication of the fisheries white paper, Asian Hornets, Ofwat announcement of new requirements for water companies and challenges for rural areas.
On today's blog we look at 100 days until the London Illegal Wildlife Trade conference and the Moorland Wildfires.
On today's blog we look at 'Lucy's Law' and puppy welfare. The Environment Secretary has confirmed that the Government will publish a consultation on this topic later this summer.
Today on the blog, we look at the continued coverage of the CO2 shortage.
On the blog today we respond to George Monbiot's opinion piece in the Guardian on the natural world and look at the continued coverage of the CO2 shortage.
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