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.
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In today's blog we look at the new Tree Champion to expand England's woodland and the British Mammal's review.
Coverage in the Express on a petition calling for tougher sentences for pet theft.
In today's media blog we feature the Secretary of State's visit to Tuesley Farm in Surrey for Open Farm Sunday, new measures to tackle waste crime, new legislation to crack down on unscrupulous dog breeders and new research which highlights air pollution in the home.
World Oceans Day coverage of our Marine Conservation Zones announcement, Environment Agency work around plastic pollution and Minister Eustice's visit to the Royal Cornwall Show.
In today's media blog we feature the announcement from Ofwat that Thames Water is to payback £65m to customers and the latest Darwin-backed projects
On today's blog we look at the Efra report on food, farming and the environment.
On today's blog we look at World Environment Day, Minister Eustice's visit to Cranfield University and cross party support for the Ivory Bill during its second reading in Parliament.
On the blog today we look at the Environment Agency on BBC Radio 4's The Archers.
On the blog today we look at the opening of a new Environment Agency flood scheme, a BBC package on the future of fishery protection vessels and coverage on Salisbury Ambulance Station.
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