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Nature conservation news from UK Parliament.

Lords debates the economic value of biodiversity
'The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review' report in the spotlight for House of Lords debate. Find out more
29 April 2021
COP 26 Climate Summit - Business Committee evidence hearing
The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee will holds the latest session on COP 26
26 April 2021
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Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Body Mass Index, alcohol harm, COVID-19-related evictions and biodiversity emergency
23 April 2021
Lords debates net zero emissions targets
Members debate case for integrated UK policy-making
22 April 2021
Packaging sector and experts questioned on the introduction of deposit return schemes
The Environmental Audit Committee examines the next steps for deposit return schemes
12 March 2021
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Fisheries Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss
13 November 2020
Natural England finances squeezed by Government making biodiversity protection challenging
Natural England has written to the Environmental Audit Committee
13 November 2020
Lords accepts trade standards compromise
Members discuss new free trade agreements as Agriculture Bill scrutiny concludes
10 November 2020
Committee Chairs Question Powers of Stop-Gap 'Independent' Environmental Regulator
Letter comes in response to Government delays to the establishment of the new regulator in holding the Government to account on environmental protections
23 October 2020
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Forest focus: can the Government deliver on tree-planting targets? MPs launch new inquiry
EFRA Select Committee to explore how meeting tree-planting objectives can benefit the economy, biodiversity and human wellbeing.
01 October 2020
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MPs to consider how the Government can enhance healthy ecosystems
Committee launches new inquiry into biodiversity and ecosystems
14 July 2020
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Lords discusses green economy
Members debate investment to meet zero carbon targets
13 March 2020
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How do we ensure a sustainable future for farming?
Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment takes evidence on Tuesday 25 February at 10.40am
25 February 2020
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Lords debates threats to native trees
Members discuss dangers posed by pests and diseases
13 February 2020
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Lords discusses net zero carbon emissions target
Members debate UK Fires report 'Absolute Zero'
07 February 2020