On today's blog we're looking at this year's Big Butterfly Count, the UK, France, Germany and Luxembourg calling on the EU to restrict ivory trading and Minister Coffey's announcement of £40m extra funding for flood protection.
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Prime Minister announces Environment Bill The Prime Minister has announced the Government will bring forward the first Environment Bill in over 20 years. Theresa May confirmed the Bill at a Liaison Committee of Select Committee Chairs hearing on Wednesday. The …
On today's blog we look at the Environment Secretary's support for the #YourHarvest campaign and the Environment Agency's regulation of emissions from incinerator plants.
On today's blog we look at commonwealth countries unite against plastic pollution and the United Utilities temporary use ban.
On today's blog we look at recycled plastics being used for sportswear, plans for a sustainable fishing industry, the pension deficits of ten water companies nearly doubling in the last year and Incineration of waste and household recycling.
On today's blog we're looking at Morrisons announcing a trial deposit return scheme (DRS) for plastic bottles, Bees Needs week and the Environment Agency's publication of their annual report.
Information on how we share air pollution alerts and further coverage of yesterday's EFRA committee session on water regulation.
Coverage on fly tipping in the Times, Darwin Plus now open for its latest funding round and Dame Glenys Stacey on Farming Today.
On today's blog we look at the new EA Water Company Environmental Performance Report, a new scheme to fight plastic pollution on St Helena and breeding success for Hen Harriers in the Peak District National Park.
Environment Secretary meets Javier Bardem to discuss marine protection Yesterday (Monday), the Environment Secretary met with Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem to discuss protections for penguin breeding colonies in Antarctica. Javier Bardem is an Antarctic Ambassador with Greenpeace, and supports their …
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