On the blog today, we highlight the recent debate in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords on banning Microbeads , look a the Environment Secretary’s plans to reduce plastic waste and finally we take a peek at the the festive cheer the EA have been spreading across the England's waterways.
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On our blog today we look at the increasing popularity and rising sales of English Sparkling Wine, highlight the the impressive new Ipswich Tidal Flood Barrier and finally we look at the the latest discussions regarding the EU Common Agricultural Policy’s (CAP)
On today's blog we have Minister Coffey visiting Cumbria to see how they recovered following storm Desmond and new raptor persecution maps to help tackle wildlife crime
On the blog today we outline our work with other Government departments on Chinese waste restrictions, and look at press reaction to EU fishing negotiations
Today's blog we highlight the proposed bill to strengthen animal welfare and take a further look at the harm plastic pollution is doing to the planet.
On the blog today, our response to the Mail's article on plastics; the Financial Times splash on chemical regulations; how the EA are helping in the snow and information on Avian Flu and African Swine Fever.
On today's blog, Beavers in Forest of Dean, China waste restrictions and Storm Caroline
On the blog today, we discuss young people in the fishing industry and the government’s crackdown on puppy farms.
Today's blog includes tips for buying a puppy, an update on what the government is doing to combat marine plastics, highlights from the RSPB's state of the UK's birds report, the announcement of the Boston Barrier flood defence the appointment of a new Chief Veterinary Officer and the Environment Secretary has been to the Arla dairy.
On the blog today we look at the ‘Blue Belt’ being extended to protect rare seabirds and the Chief Vet’s comments on different poultry systems.