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We need to have a clear way of tracing waste to make sure that rubbish does not end up in our ocean. My amendment to the Environment Bill will do just that, writes Wera Hobhouse MP.
The Government is failing to tackle the causes of plastic pollution by focusing on “piecemeal policies”, a green policy think tank has claimed.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is urging anyone thinking about bringing home this increasingly popular breed to be aware of the spinal issues that dogs bred to have a long and low body type can suffer from, and to speak to their vet for tailored advice.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has renewed its calls for tighter restrictions on pet travel following the Government’s response to the Efra Select Committee report on tackling illegal puppy smuggling.
The Chancellor is set to announce a doubling of the cash available for improving flood defences following the devastation caused to homes last month.
Hong Kong’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) has said today (March 4) that a pet Pomeranian dog belonging to an owner with Covid-19 had repeatedly tested weak positive for the virus, which indicates a low-level of infection with the virus. It is likely to be a case of human-to-animal transmission.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed Defra’s response today (5 March 2020) to the recommendations set out by the 2018 Godfray Review as a significant step in the right direction in the fight against bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in England.
Labour has demanded an independent review into the Government’s handling of the floods which have devastated communities across the country.
Pets suffering with too much weight is a problem that stretches beyond the four-legged kind as a leading vet reveals that obesity in snakes is a big issue and suggests that over feeding and lack of exercise are to blame.
The Government is set to reverse a ban on onshore wind farm subsidies brought in under David Cameron.
It’s time we stopped doing things in isolation and worked together. That’s always been our ambition and we hope our call to arms can ensure greater collaboration. This is a huge climate emergency and economic opportunity for the UK and we cannot miss it, says NFB.
We can start saving carbon now, giving us time to win over hearts and minds and complete the massive and complex job of upgrading energy efficiency in our rural homes, writes Calor.
New treatments and technology are transforming the way we work but is there a point when the desire for innovation compromises animal welfare?
As the UK continues its journey to Net Zero, 2020 is set to be a pivotal year for both policymakers and consumers. Recent funding announcements from BEIS suggests that the government is potentially ready to back hydrogen as a key energy vector, and all eyes will be on the budget and COP26 to see if this becomes a reality.
IKEA aim to transform into a truly circular business by 2030, but say in order to achieve this they need the Government to put the right infrastructure, incentives and targets in place.
This week in Parliament, the Woodland Trust presented Parliamentarians with the opportunity to hear more about their Emergency Tree Plan, setting out key recommendations for national and local governments across the UK.
The recycling of plastics isn't working, we need to make crucial environmental changes, such as introducing a bottle deposit scheme, to stop people using so much unnecessary single-use plastic, writes Baroness Bennett.
Jeremy Corbyn has accused Boris Johnson of being a “part-time” prime minister as he took aim at the Tory leader’s response to flooding across the UK.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has rolled out a suite of resources to support vets across the UK in reporting suspected cases of illegal pet importation.
To help improve animal welfare standards for sheep, leading vets recommend that castration of ram lambs should only be carried out when there are no suitable alternatives available and that a close working relationship between vets and farmers is key in decision making on procedures such as castration and tail docking.
Landfill remains an essential piece of Britain’s waste management infrastructure for the foreseeable future as a means of disposing of waste for which no other safe treatment option is available.
Landfill sites are an important part of our waste management process, but smells from landfill waste are having a significant impact on the quality of life of local residents, writes Aaron Bell MP.
Boris Johnson has stayed away from flood-hit parts of the country because he does not want to "distract" from recovery efforts, Downing Street has said.
Part-time work for veterinary students is on the rise as almost half (46%) say that they have less money than they need to live on, according to new data from the latest British Veterinary Association (BVA) / Association of Veterinary Students (AVS) Survey 2019.