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Wednesday 13 December: Boosts for UK fishing, reaction to animal cruelty sentencing and sentience bill

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On the blog today we cover the results of the EU Fisheries Council negotiations overnight on fishing quotas for the next 12 months, and further reaction to yesterday's publication of the Animal Welfare (sentencing and recognition of sentience) Bill.

Thursday 9 November: Neonicotinoids, bitterns, Cotswolds AONB and glyphosate

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On the blog today: Environment Secretary Michael Gove announces the UK will support further restrictions on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, we highlight Natural England work to support the Bittern following stats showing their numbers are increasing, and Lord Gardiner visits the Cotswolds AONB.

Tuesday 7 November: Flood preparedness, agriculture and fishing after Brexit, air quality

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On the blog today we look at a flood preparedness exercise today in Stratford-upon-Avon, the future of agriculture and fisheries policy post Brexit, and a legal challenge to the UK plan to tackle roadside nitrogen dioxide emissions.