In what was a meat and drink rendition of the work of COAST on Arran and the benefits of MPAs – the Guardian’s reporter managed to get a remarkable quote from a Defra spokesperson … Guardian A spokesperson for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs blamed the EU for the failures in marine conservation. “Currently […]

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Edie Net: ‘From fruit farmer to Environment Secretary: George Eustice to spearhead Defra George Eustice has become the seventh Environment Secretary since 2010, after replacing Theresa Villiers who was sacked as part of Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle today (13 February).  Before departing in February, Eustice had been in Defra since October 2013 Eustice, the MP […]

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Defra: ‘An ambitious new online resource has been launched today (22 January) by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to help ensure better environmental decision-making by valuing our ‘natural capital’. For the first time, a comprehensive and integrated set of evidence and guidance about UK natural capital is now accessible from one place. It […]

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