In today's blog we look at coverage of our announcement of up to £23m to support fishing businesses.
The Government took action to end the practice of pulse trawling by EU and English-registered vessels in February 2019 which took effect at the end of the transition period.
The Scottish government and the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation have raised concerns over the UK-EU agreement.
We look at coverage of the Environment Audit Committee’s new ‘Sustainable Seas’ report and the announcement of new movement restrictions on wood to protect against the tree pest – the larger eight-toothed spruce bark beetle.
On the blog today we look at the launch of the campaign which urges people to trust their vets on the use of antibiotics, the news that plastic pollution in UK seas has fallen since the introduction of the 5p …
On the blog today we cover the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, new recycling statistics, North Sea fishing negotiations, coverage on air quality, and the Environment Agency's Exercise Carta Flame.
On the blog today, we look at water rules for farming, marine litter and simplified Countryside Stewardship.
On the blog today: we look ahead to Ocean Actions Day at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn; and we look at reaction to our announcement yesterday on neonicotinoids.
On the blog today we address media stories on tree planting rates, a new survey showing support for deposit return schemes to address plastic waste, and bovine TB testing.
On the blog today - statistics on marine litter are in the news; we look at government action to address this problem. Plus the Environment Secretary announces a review, led by Major General Tim Cross, into multi-agency flood plans.