Today's blog includes tips for buying a puppy, an update on what the government is doing to combat marine plastics, highlights from the RSPB's state of the UK's birds report, the announcement of the Boston Barrier flood defence the appointment of a new Chief Veterinary Officer and the Environment Secretary has been to the Arla dairy.
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