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International Day for the Conservation of Mangroves, a 44-mile public path opens on the North East coastline, the EAC's report on heatwaves, dividends for water company shareholders and food stockpiling and badgers in hot weather - Thursday 26 July

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On today's blog we look at the International Day for the Conservation of Mangroves, a 44-mile public path opening on the North East coastline, the EAC's report on heatwaves, dividends for water company shareholders and food stockpiling.

Don’t Risk It this summer, Government response to the NAO report on packaging waste, Food safety control checks at the border after Brexit, EFRA report on the sale of fur, United Utilities bosses set to receive £181m and Environment Agency dry weather incident response - Monday 23 July

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In today's blog we talk about biosecurity, packaging waste, food safety post Brexit, sale of fur, United Utilities and the Environment Agency's dry weather response

Big Butterfly Count, Ivory Trade and £40m funding for flood protection - Friday 20 July

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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.

Prime Minister announces Environment Bill, Which? report on recycling of supermarket packaging and advice from Gardener's World

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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 …

Michael Gove supports #YourHarvest campaign and the regulation of emissions from incinerators - Wednesday 18th July 2018

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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.

Recycled plastic to be used for sportswear, Plans for a sustainable fishing industry, Water companies pension deficits doubled and Incineration of waste and household recycling - Monday 16 July

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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.