Environment Secretary Michael Gove reflects on key highlights at Defra, an interview with the Tree Champion in The Times, Water Industry National Environment Programme [WINEP] announcement, further coverage of the new £5.3 million boost for UK crops, announcing the start of coarse fishing season and ravens.
In today's blog we talk about the upcoming introduction of the Ivory Bill in Parliament, funding for the Darwin Initiative and water efficiency.
On the blog today we discuss scrutiny of the Natural Environment and Rural Communities act, Natural England and the launch of Network Rail's new free drinking water fountain at Charing Cross Station.
On the blog today we look at Government funding for innovative projects to tackle litter louts, the planting of the first tree of the Northern Forest and a letter from celebrities calling on Government to ban fur imports post-Brexit. We also look at Ofwat's review into last week’s water outages across England and Wales and the Government’s plans to launch a consultation on banning electric shock collars on cats and dogs.
On the blog today we look at Defra's involvement in International Women's Day and the EU's access to UK waters after Brexit.
On the our blog this afternoon, we take a look at Minister Coffey's appearance on the One Show discussing plastic recycling. We also take a moment to highlight the Secretary of State's speech at the Water UK City Conference.
On today's blog, we look at water industry regulation, waste statistics for the UK, the high court case on air quality and fishing after Brexit.
Today on the blog, the Environment Agency Chief Executive, Sir James Bevan, opens a new flood defence in Warrington.
Today on the blog, we look at a new network to refill water bottles across England and Sheffield's new flood defence scheme is opened.
Today on the blog, the Environment Agency's response to flooding in the North of England, and animal sentience.