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Food Waste Symposium, Lucy's Law and Darwin Initiative funding announcement

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Kitchen bin with a milk bottle, eggs, salad, fruit and pizza emerging from it.

Today, we look at our Food Waste Symposium event, which will call for big businesses to pledge their commitment to halve food waste by 2030, as well as the introduction of Lucy's Law to Parliament and the announcement of the next round of funding for the Darwin Initiative.

Great British Spring Clean 2019 and GovTech Catalyst competition winners

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GovTevh catalyst competition winner

On today's blog we look at the Daily Mail's coverage of the upcoming Great British Spring Clean, reporting nearly 100,000 people have signed up to litter clear-ups so far. We also report on Defra's announcement of the GovTech catalyst competition winners.

Darwin Plus: Albatrosses and flamingoes to be helped in latest funding round

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Photo of a flamingo

On today's blog we're looking at the British Antarctic Survey receiving funding to attach radar devices to albatrosses and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology working with the RAF to monitor water levels on Akrotiri Salt Lake near the British Air Base on Cyprus, which is home to a flamboyance of flamingoes during rainy periods.