Emergency authorisation for the limited use of a neonicotinoid seed treatment on the 2021 sugar beet crop.
Coverage of our bovine TB strategy and neonicotinoids on the Today Programme.
On Today's blog, we take a look at report published by the European Food Safety Authority highlighting the harm that neonicotinoids pose to bees and look in to Deliveroos commitment into reducing plastics.
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: Environment Secretary Michael Gove announces the UK will support further restrictions on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, we highlight Natural England work to support the Bittern following stats showing their numbers are increasing, and Lord Gardiner visits the Cotswolds AONB.