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News story: Asian hornet: UK sightings

The latest updates on Asian hornet sightings in the UK in 2019.....

Added on: 05/07/2019

News story: Asian hornet identified in south Hampshire

Beekeepers asked to remain vigilant as single Asian hornet is spotted in Hampshire.....

Added on: 05/07/2019

News story: Appointment of new Permanent Secretary at Defra

Tamara Finkelstein has been appointed as the new Permanent Secretary at The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.....

Added on: 21/06/2019

News story: UK bids for COP26 presidency in partnership with Italy

The governments of the United Kingdom and Italy have issued a joint statement on their proposal for the Presidency of the UN's 26th climate change conference.....

Added on: 21/06/2019

News story: Government announcement to end UK's contribution to climate change

Commenting on the Prime Minister's announcement to set a target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, Emma Howard Boyd Chair of the Environment Agency said:....

Added on: 14/06/2019

News story: Plants at the heart of the latest call for Darwin Initiative bids

The Darwin Initiative has re-opened for new projects to apply for funding on United Nations International Day of Biological Diversity.....

Added on: 24/05/2019

News story: UK's approach to antimicrobial resistance gets UN recognition

UK global approach to tackling the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) gets UN recognition.....

Added on: 17/05/2019

News story: Invasive Species Week: American skunk cabbage creates a stink

Fifth annual Invasive Species Week promotes simple steps to stop the spread of invasive species which threaten Britain’s plants and animals....

Added on: 17/05/2019

News story: Darwin Initiative: £8 million in twenty-fifth funding round for international conservation projects

The latest round of funding from the government's Darwin Initiative has been awarded to 32 new projects.....

Added on: 10/05/2019

News story: Food Waste Fund: £4 million awarded to cut food waste

First round of funding awarded to redistribution organisations to substantially reduce food waste from businesses.....

Added on: 10/05/2019