In today’s blog, we look at the Mail on Sunday’s coverage of our Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill and proposed amendments
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There is media coverage in the Times and Daily Express today (2 August) on the government’s expansion of the popular Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) programme to cover every farm in England. The programme – which is a partnership between Defra, …
There has been coverage of the awarding of the second round of funding for the Green Recovery Challenge Fund in PA, the Daily Express, Sky News’ the Daily Climate Show (at 09:20), the Evening Standard, BBC Radio Shropshire, Yorkshire Post, …
In today's blog we look at coverage of the release of a clutch of rare Eurasian curlew chicks at the Sandringham Estate, attended by HRH The Prince of Wales and Natural England Chair Tony Juniper.
There has been coverage in the Times today on biodiversity net gain and claims by scientists that habitat protections in the Environment Bill are insufficient and developers will be able to manipulate the process. It is also claimed that recently …
In today’s blog, we look at new targeted testing measures for certain workplaces in the food and drink industry.
In today’s blog, we look at the launch of a consultation on extending our ivory ban to other species
Ofwat has confirmed a final package of investment from water companies to deliver lasting environmental improvements.
This afternoon’s blog looks at media coverage of the Environment Agency’s annual assessment of the environmental performance of England’s water companies.
In today's blog we look at inaccurate coverage of Natural England’s gull licence being trialled in Bath and Worcester.
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Defra in the Media is run by the Defra group Press Office and is our review of Defra group stories in the news.
The blog features a review of our leading media stories, rebuttal of inaccurate comment, and updates about our campaigns and stories.
- Coverage of the Animal Sentience Committee August 2, 2021
- Funding boost for farmers to tackle water pollution August 2, 2021
- More than 1,000 flood schemes to benefit from record investment July 29, 2021
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