Innovate UK's announcement on the first funding call for the ‘Transforming Food Production’ programme and a film from the LadBible website on British soldiers training rangers in Gabon to protect forest elephants.
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On today's blog we look at export success as global sales of UK food and drink soar, grouse moor owners and the Monsanto court ruling on glyphosate.
On today's blog we look at World Elephant Day and the Ivory Alliance 2024.
On today's blog we look at World Lion Day and the Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund.
On today's blog we look at the alleged illegal exporting of recycling waste, the new animal welfare code published for laying hens and a decision is yet to be made on lynx reintroduction.
An opinion piece in the Yorkshire Post from Minister Coffey, our announcement on animal cruelty sentencing, a response to the Guardian on an article on our environmental body, a new Taiwan pork market and our work on air pollution.
On today's blog we look at Keep Britain Tidy’s litter report, threatened sand dunes, regulating hunt kennels and tougher sentences for animal cruelty.
LGA analysis on UK recycling rates and coverage of a campaign to ban adverts for foreign holidays that include rides or live shows with Asian elephants.
On today's blog we look at health impacts linked to air pollution
On today's blog we look at the Environment Secretary's attendance at Countryfile Live and the NFU agricultural drought summit.
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