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News story: Keeping wildlife out of illegal trade

Zac Goldsmith MP, London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade Champion and John E Scanlon AM, Special Envoy, African Parks, write about their priorities for the London conference....

Added on: 28/09/2018

News story: Appointments to National Park and AONB boards

Appointments have been made to England's National Park Authorities and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty Conservation Boards.....

Added on: 21/09/2018

News story: National Drought Group – Chairman’s Statement – September 2018

The NDG convened on Thursday 20 September to assess the present situation and review the action being taken to reduce the risk of drought in 2019.....

Added on: 21/09/2018

News story: UK Government Agriculture Bill - Scotland myth-buster

Agriculture is devolved and will remain devolved, this Bill does not change that....

Added on: 14/09/2018

News story: Asian hornet identified in Cornwall

An Asian hornet has been found in Cornwall and surveillance activity is underway.....

Added on: 07/09/2018

News story: UK farmers given support for seasonal labour with new pilot scheme

Scottish Secretary David Mundell welcomes proposals for a Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme....

Added on: 07/09/2018

News story: New pilot scheme to bring 2,500 seasonal workers to UK farms

Environment Secretary: We have listened to powerful arguments from farmers.....

Added on: 07/09/2018

News story: Plastic bag charge set to be rolled out to all retailers

Government announces plans to extend the single-use plastic bag charge to all retailers and increase the minimum charge to at least 10p, subject to consultation.....

Added on: 31/08/2018

News story: Government backs ban on third party sales of puppies and kittens

The government have announced a consultation on a ban on third party puppy and kitten sales in England.....

Added on: 24/08/2018

News story: Restrictions on oak imports introduced to guard against pests

Regulation banning movement of certain oak trees into and around England unless strict conditions are met....

Added on: 24/08/2018