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.
This week: Ivory ban, sentences for animal cruelty increase, £50 million Leeds flood defence scheme, plastic waste, protected food names and CAP funding in Scotland.