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  1. Gove calls for 30 per cent of world’s oceans to be protected by 2030

    • Defra and FCO
    • Press release
  2. Bluetongue virus detected and dealt with in two imported cattle

    • Defra and APHA
    • Press release
  3. Asian hornet: Second Fowey nest destroyed

    • Defra
    • Press release
  4. New outreach centre launched to help boost wildlife

    • Defra and Natural England
    • Press release
  5. New data shows drop in bovine TB as further measures to fight disease unveiled

    • Defra and Natural England
    • Press release
  6. Landmark Agriculture Bill to deliver a Green Brexit

    • Defra, RPA, EA, Natural England and APHA
    • Press release
  7. Grants for creating woodland available all year round

    • Defra and Forestry Commission
    • Press release
  8. Farmers, growers and processors asked for views on AHDB

    • Defra and AHDB
    • Press release
  9. Next generation of leaders to join fight against plastic pollution

    • Defra
    • Press release
  10. PM confirms consultation on plastic bag charge to go ahead

    • Defra and Number 10
    • Press release
    • Part of a collection: PM visit to Africa
  11. Cruel electric shock collars for pets to be banned

    • Defra
    • Press release
  12. Litter Innovation Fund: further grants available for innovative community projects

    • MHCLG and Defra
    • Press release
  13. Animal welfare enhanced by new code for laying hens and pullets

    • Defra and APHA
    • Press release
  14. Ash dieback found on three new host species of tree in the UK

    • Defra and Forestry Commission
    • Press release
  15. Environmental farming scheme given green light

    • Defra, Natural England and YDNP
    • Press release
  16. Government launches new plans to stamp out the illegal wildlife trade ahead of landmark UK conference

    • Defra, DFID and FCO
    • Press release
  17. Hen Harrier Breeding Success

    • Defra and Natural England
    • Press release
  18. New protections for thousands of seabirds

    • Defra and Natural England
    • Press release
  19. £45 million investment in rural broadband

    • Defra
    • Press release
  20. 44 mile public path opens up North East coastline

    • Defra and Natural England
    • Press release
  21. Poultry keepers urged to be vigilant of Newcastle Disease

    • Defra and APHA
    • Press release
  22. £40m extra funding to boost regeneration and better protect thousands of homes against flooding

    • Defra and EA
    • Press release
  23. UK Government Ministers support Wales’ rural economy at Royal Welsh Show

    • Defra and WO
    • Press release
  24. Expansion of wildlife protection sites in Essex

    • Defra and Natural England
    • Press release
  25. Commonwealth countries unite to tackle ocean plastic pollution

    • Defra
    • Press release
  26. Farming regulation changes proposed

    • Defra, RPA, Forestry Commission, Natural England and APHA
    • Press release
  27. New scheme to fight plastics pollution gains Government grant funding

    • Defra, DFID and FCO
    • Press release
  28. Hive of activity to raise awareness of Bees' Needs

    • Defra
    • Press release
  29. New appointments to the Board of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

    • Defra and Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
    • Press release
  30. Agreement signs development of new livestock traceability service

    • Defra, RPA and AHDB
    • Press release
  31. Government publishes plan for an independent fisheries policy

    • Defra
    • Press release
  32. Zac Goldsmith announced as Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference champion

    • Defra, DFID and FCO
    • Press release
  33. Application return deadline for Countryside Stewardship extended

    • Defra, RPA and Natural England
    • Press release
  34. Compulsory microchipping to improve horse welfare

    • Defra
    • Press release
  35. Foreign Secretary announces UK strategy to protect world’s oceans

    • Defra, DfT, FCO, DIT and BEIS
    • Press release
  36. Soaring sales of Scottish beer celebrated at Royal Highland Show

    • Defra and Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland
    • Press release
  37. Bridging Payments for Countryside Stewardship customers

    • Defra, RPA and Natural England
    • Press release
  38. New appointments to the Natural Capital Committee

    • Defra
    • Press release
  39. UK Government Ministers support rural businesses at Royal Highland Show

    • Defra and Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland
    • Press release
  40. World leading microbeads ban comes into force

    • Defra
    • Press release