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Environment Secretary backs Telegraph plans for green football clubs and the Fisheries Bill gets a second reading

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An image of fishing boats in a harbour against a grey sky.

The Environment Secretary has given his support to the Telegraph's campaign to encourage Premier league football clubs to go green and the Fisheries Bill gets its second reading.

Thursday 3 May: Kew reopens world’s largest Victorian greenhouse, rise in farming incomes, and sports grounds crack-down on plastics

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Kew reopens world’s largest Victorian greenhouse Kew Gardens has today reopened its Temperate House – the world’s largest Victorian greenhouse – after a five-year restoration project. The vast greenhouse is now home to a geographically arranged collection of 10,000 plants …

Friday 6 April: Action against plastic waste, the Minamata Convention on mercury and Minister Coffey's visit to Uganda

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On the blog today we look at the UK's ratification of the Minamata Convention, the various actions that industry are taking to reduce plastic waste and Minister Coffey's visit to East Africa. UK ratifies global treaty to reduce the use …

Thursday 5 April: Trust Your Vet, the impact of 5p bag charge on our oceans, air quality legal fees

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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 …

Wednesday 14 March: The Chancellor on plastics and new stats on greyhound injuries

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A greyhound in a green field.

Spring Statement: Single-use plastics and red diesel There is widespread coverage today including in The Times, BBC online, and The Guardian of the Treasury’s call for evidence on using taxes to address single-use plastic waste - announced in yesterday's Spring …