National Tree Week has kicked off this year with positive coverage in the Daily Mail encouraging readers to plant a tree. Now it its 45th year, the event kicks off winter tree-planting season, the best time to plant young trees.
Environment Secretary George Eustice and International Trade Secretary Liz Truss have confirmed that the Trade and Agriculture Commission will be put on a statutory footing going forward.
The UK’s decision to impose stricter plant health import regulations has triggered infraction proceedings from the EU.
Defra has concluded its review into how gamebird releases on or near European protected sites are managed.
There has been further critical coverage in the Times about the Environment Agency, with an article in today’s paper on sewage discharges into the River Thames from Mogden Sewage Works
The Environment Bill will establish a new independent environmental regulator, the Office for Environmental Protection.
Response to opinion piece from Friends of the Earth Scotland in the Edinburgh Evening News
Today, the Marine Management Organisation launched a call for evidence, seeking views on proposals to better safeguard marine habitats.
Those caught fly-tipping can be given an unlimited fine and face five years in prison.
The Environment Agency’s Chair, Emma Howard Boyd, has written to the Times in response to its reports on the agency’s approach to environmental regulation.
Today's blog looks at Natural Capital Committee’s final response to the 25 Year Environment Plan Progress and The Telegraph's coverage of our scheme creating more meanders in the river to boost wildlife and reduce flooding