Defra has announced support for further restrictions on neonicotinoid pesticides, linked to impacts bees and butterflies. Read Defra’s blog and there is more coverage in the Guardian. According to Defra, Matt Shardlow, CEO of Buglife, warmly welcomes the news in the Express saying Michael Gove’s support for a more comprehensive ban on neonicotinoids is just […]

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New environmental protections to deliver a Green Brexit Environment Secretary Michael Gove announces plans to consult on a new, independent body for environmental standards   Defra: Plans to consult on a new, independent body that would hold Government to account for upholding environmental standards in England after we leave the European Union have been set out by […]

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