On today's blog, Beavers in Forest of Dean, China waste restrictions and Storm Caroline
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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.
On the blog today we have a front page story on woodland creation, the launch of the Medway Flood Action Plan and the Environment Secretary's opinion piece on single use plastics
On the blog today, we look at water rules for farming, marine litter and simplified Countryside Stewardship.
Today on the blog: New food labelling guidance launched and Flood Re Local Heroes Award winners unveiled
Today on the blog: Environment Secretary Michael Gove addresses the CLA's Rural Business Conference plus five-year licence for glyphosate.
Today on the blog, the laying of legislation before Parliament to ban microbeads.
Today on the blog, the Environment Agency's response to flooding in the North of England, and animal sentience.
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