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Nature conservation news from UK Parliament.

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Threats to UK biodiversity at heart of Lords debate
Members discuss infectious disease threats to human, animal and plant health. Catch up
19 January 2024
Lords debates UK contribution to international development
Impact of climate change on developing nations on agenda. Catch up
12 January 2024
The lungs of the world are collapsing at an alarming rate: EAC urges Government to act with urgency to tackle global deforestation
UK consumption is unsustainable, with the nation’s appetite for commodities including soy, cocoa, palm oil, beef and leather putting enormous pressure on forests - the EAC warns
04 January 2024
Government tree planting meets less than half its annual targets, despite the growing demands on UK woodland for net zero
The Environmental Audit Committee concludes it is extremely unlikely that the Government's tree planting targets will be met with only two autumn through spring planting seasons to go before the Government’s March 2025 deadline
19 July 2023
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss prisons and probation, grey squirrels, British Overseas Territories and assistive technology in education. Catch up
26 May 2023
Insect decline and UK food security to be examined by MPs
Science and Technology Committee launch inquiry on insect decline and UK food security
20 March 2023
A busy House of Lords chamber looking towards the throne
2022 in the House of Lords
Catch up on a packed year in the Lords with 5,244 changes to 100 bills, plus questions and debates in over 3,350 hours of business.
19 December 2022
Committee takes evidence on the key drivers of deforestation
Environmental Audit Committee asks “are Government proposals to tackle the UK’s contribution to global deforestation sufficient?
03 November 2022
MPs probe Yorkshire sealife deaths
MPs hold a hearing into the deaths of large numbers of crustaceans off the Yorkshire coast
11 October 2022
Comment: EA environmental performance report on water and sewerage companies
Environmental Audit Committee Chairman, Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP, makes a statement
14 July 2022
Comment: OEP launches investigation into the regulation of combined sewer overflows
Environmental Audit Committee Chairman, Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP, reacts to the announcement
28 June 2022
Foggy polluted sky
EAC welcomes ONS move to publish emissions statistics alongside GDP figures
The Chair of the Environmental Audit Committee, Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP, has written to the National Statistician.
28 June 2022
MPs examine protecting whales and other marine mammals
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines issues affecting marine mammals such as whales, dolphins and porpoises
29 April 2022
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