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Pests and diseases can affect trees and woodland. Through a few simple actions, you can help keep our forests healt… https://t.co/c9pdPLrh7n
Retweeted by Defra UKThe #FCERMStrategy is now a legally binding document It informs our future direction to help make millions of home… https://t.co/Ql5GJYGPBF
Retweeted by Defra UK🗓️ This December 12th 🇬🇧 The UK and @UN will hold a virtual event 🌏 To mark 5 years since the #ParisAgreement The… https://t.co/F4KKV4QfTi
Retweeted by Defra UKHeading out to a pub or restaurant? Remember to… 👋 meet in groups of six or less 😷 wear your face covering when… https://t.co/6tLbvBa7am
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9/25
2020
Heading out to a pub or restaurant? Remember to… 👋 meet in groups of six or less 😷 wear your face covering when… https://t.co/6tLbvBa7amIt's #PlantHealthWeek! @EnvAgency is working towards eradicating Water Primrose which is invading ponds, lakes, wet… https://t.co/I7kI36N0Oo
Retweeted by Defra UKEnvironment Secretary, George Eustice, emphasised the need for global action to tackle biodiversity loss and the im… https://t.co/WjjLhHaHWdWe welcome today's @WCL_News study on invasive species. Invasive non-native species not only challenge the survival… https://t.co/UoUh3PpUK5If we protect nature, nature will protect us. Our Minister @ZacGoldsmith is today highlighting the importance of n… https://t.co/4zHEr35Yi8With thanks to @37squadron, @spainshall and @arugglesbrise for your contributions 👏To continue supporting over 150,000 businesses and protect 2.4 million jobs, the Government has extended the 15% VA… https://t.co/fooA5ikdQc
Retweeted by Defra UKA pair of beavers on Spains Hall Estate have built over a dozen dams, holding up almost 2 Olympic swimming pools of… https://t.co/qoHb6fVGGDThe @NHSCOVID19app is now available in England and Wales 📲 If more people use the app and self-isolate when alert… https://t.co/ddn7vG8DZY
Retweeted by Defra UKTo coincide with #UNGA75 & leading up to @UNBiodiversity Summit, 30+ of the world's #ForNature organisations partne… https://t.co/ZuhNbykz6tWith thanks to: @PlasticWaive, @CitytoSea_, @nataliefee, and @RSPCA_official for your contributions.Today 🇬🇧 PM @BorisJohnson is attending the virtual Leader Level Climate Roundtable at #UNGA He will be pushing for… https://t.co/FGJLUpaTXt
Retweeted by Defra UKThis is devastating. #PlasticPollution puts our wildlife and environment at risk. Take simple action: ✅ Always b… https://t.co/N5cgZ31ncG5 new "Friends of COP" will advise the 🇬🇧 #COP26 Presidency: ➡️@emilyshuckburgh ➡️@McClarity ➡️Professor Peter… https://t.co/EO3PdSRBys
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9/24
2020
#ClimateWeekNYC 2020 has begun! 🌎 https://t.co/uRZHUfHmIJ
Retweeted by Defra UKBy law from tomorrow all pubs, bars and other hospitality venues will close at 10pm (only takeaway deliveries can c… https://t.co/0YhqI4zdBZ
Retweeted by Defra UKWe are introducing new restrictions in England to reduce the spread of coronavirus. https://t.co/shgzOurdZC https://t.co/hzrciWImzh
Retweeted by Defra UKThere has been widespread media coverage of the ongoing @GreenpeaceUK action at Dogger Bank Special Area of Conserv… https://t.co/qkRaRGSTPsEquine microchipping in England will be compulsory from 1 October. Microchipping helps to: 🐴 find your horse if… https://t.co/dngMrism9fDo you know how to tell if a new plant is healthy? Watch @PippaGreenwood’s top tips on what to look out for when… https://t.co/ylJjvp0AZp
9/23
2020
The Prime Minister @BorisJohnson updates the nation on coronavirus: 22 September 2020. https://t.co/RunHKZmTao
Retweeted by Defra UKSeafood businesses, there are just 100 days left until the end of the UK's transition period Find out what you nee… https://t.co/jxZinhgvkBOur #IllegalWildlifeTrade Challenge Fund has funded 26 projects that have protected rhinos, ranging from counter po… https://t.co/Rh9O4xEmOyWATCH LIVE: Prime Minister @BorisJohnson makes a statement in the @HouseOfCommons https://t.co/jYSIvjtv4b
Retweeted by Defra UKOn today’s blog, we look at recent coverage on food supply: https://t.co/VFAiTKf2TTTo mark #PlantHealthWeek, we’ll be sharing our five top tips for taking care of your plants at home. First of all,… https://t.co/6SzqIuily8
Retweeted by Defra UKOn today's blog we look into our announcement that the government is extending the Property Flood Resilience (PFR)… https://t.co/VvuDIxk4p5There are just 100 days left until the end of the UK's transition period. Are you ready for the UK’s new start?… https://t.co/YyfLFli72q
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9/22
2020
Over on the blog, we look into coverage on government’s progress to ban peat burning: https://t.co/HXnLVpeVPZFrom 1 January 2021, if you import goods into Great Britain from the EU, Import VAT may be due at the border if goo… https://t.co/Xm9F6WNMCV
Retweeted by Defra UKWATCH LIVE: #Coronavirus data briefing (21 September 2020) Speakers: 🔵 Prof Chris Whitty, @CMO_England 🔵 Sir Pa… https://t.co/8rrb1s2gAp
Retweeted by Defra UKOver on today's blog, we look into our announced ban on the use of metaldehyde, a pesticide commonly used to contro… https://t.co/6l3NWs9x11We can all play our part in keeping plants healthy, including children, this National #PlantHealthWeek 🌱 Help kids… https://t.co/JhgCiowTT5This #PlantHealthWeek, discover how we are safeguarding trees from pests and diseases and protecting their future.… https://t.co/SC8Bw06rm4
Retweeted by Defra UKThis week marks 100 days until the end of the UK’s transition period. Exporters in Great Britain must take steps… https://t.co/KWHF6gNNLV
Retweeted by Defra UKGet involved with our survey to help improve biosecurity #PlantHealthWeek #IYPH2020 https://t.co/11EmezXERC
Retweeted by Defra UK#ClimateWeekNYC kicks off today! 🌏 Which alongside #UNGA will bring together world leaders, businesses an civil so… https://t.co/taCorO0eyI
Retweeted by Defra UKWe will all @DefraGovUK miss Professor Dame Georgina Mace and her vision, wisdom and insight. She was a force for g… https://t.co/UAXARhmllr
Retweeted by Defra UKAs hosts of #COP26, the 🇬🇧 is committed to accelerating the transition to a clean energy future. ⚡️ We will encour… https://t.co/KUgm1LsDIN
Retweeted by Defra UKIt's National Plant Health Week! 🌱 Plants are a precious natural resource that sustains life, but they also face t… https://t.co/a75MFvPcUt
9/21
2020
During dry weather, the risk of #wildfires increases 🔥 This weekend, don't have fires or barbecues in the countrys… https://t.co/OVAsIXSb23And we’re off! It’s Day 1 of the #GreatBritishBeachClean and it’s so exciting to see hundreds of small friends & fa… https://t.co/SYDbZAH7ZL
Retweeted by Defra UKPopulation growth, land use and climate change have a significant impact on our water environment. The latest wate… https://t.co/AZJlfTpyaFIt’s #LFW! 👗👖 If you trade fashion items containing protected species, from 1 January 2021 you’ll need to: ✅ Ge… https://t.co/2uNLJ4IvNhTravel to Europe will change after the transition period. If you are visiting Europe from 1 January 2021, you may n… https://t.co/XCuTycfndq
Retweeted by Defra UKIf your business uses chemicals, you’ll need to follow new regulations under UK REACH from January 2021. Prepare… https://t.co/vV8Q1wBtTmKeep the cold out this winter with a government voucher to install 🏠 insulation 🔥 heat pumps ☀️ solar thermal 🖼 do… https://t.co/iUC5FuA1zv
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9/18
2020
An Asian hornet nest has been found and destroyed in the Gosport area of Hampshire. The #AsianHornet is a serious… https://t.co/EUzzBUCcnKToday we have announced £546 million funding to help social care providers when their staff are self-isolating. Th… https://t.co/Vd5R7vqCvw
Retweeted by Defra UKTo stop the spread and protect others: 🖐️ Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds. 😷 Wear a face covering in enc… https://t.co/ccKZAOGhpX
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9/17
2020
Let the tractor do the talking!🚜🌟 Feeling super excited as we get closer to #LOFS20. Join our online celebratio… https://t.co/4OYiLuFIX8
Retweeted by Defra UKIf you have #COVID19 symptoms, you must get a test. If you don’t have symptoms, don’t get a test. We all need t… https://t.co/VV2W28AdAl
Retweeted by Defra UKToday is #WorldOzoneDay2020!☀️ Did you know that it was British scientists who first discovered the Antarctic… https://t.co/5Eg19BIhtFAs we spend more time indoors we need to do whatever we can to protect each other. 🧼 Wash your hands 😷 Wear a fa… https://t.co/YCYDK4pluT
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9/16
2020
👥 Being a Work Coach is much #MoreThanAJob - Fulfilling - Flexible - A fun environment 🏢 Your local jobcentre is… https://t.co/TETxFrb1WV
Retweeted by Defra UKMeat and dairy producers in Great Britain must take steps before January 2021, to continue exporting to the EU 👉… https://t.co/5DDp9FmMke
Retweeted by Defra UKIf you are using public transport, you MUST wear a face covering to protect yourself and others. Make sure it co… https://t.co/BjrExYqtJJ
Retweeted by Defra UKEquine microchipping in England will be compulsory from 1 October. Microchipping helps to: 🐴 find your horse if… https://t.co/hhq0xUfsfp
9/15
2020
There has been widespread coverage of an @RSPB report on @UN’s biodiversity targets. We are committed to a green… https://t.co/4ER7cpgEm6NEWS: @DefraGovUK £40million Green Recovery Challenge Fund open now for application. Grants from £50k to £5million… https://t.co/zSwlfbMDqC
Retweeted by Defra UKDid you manage to see last night’s episode of @BBCCountryfile? It featured a partnership project between… https://t.co/Sw8aHQtsyICalling all environmental organisations and charities 📣 Our £40m Green Recovery Challenge Fund is now open for ap… https://t.co/pXS6VVSOOQ
9/14
2020
Get involved in #HeritageOpenDays this weekend! This year you can celebrate places, history, and communities from… https://t.co/i9pul6RsNH
9/13
2020
Planning a trip to Europe with your #pet from January 2021? Visit your vet now so you’re able to travel. 🐶😸See o… https://t.co/YjYeScIQAt
9/12
2020
Did you know that every year the UK throws away 4.5 million tonnes of food that could have been eaten? Nobody want… https://t.co/INqdBNfwN9Following recent trials, the @NHSCOVID19app will be available nationally across England & Wales on 24 September.… https://t.co/2VkWrOiULf
Retweeted by Defra UKYesterday, Environment Minister @pow_rebecca and Natural England Chair @TonyJuniper visited Hampshire to launch a t… https://t.co/uUJdIKwVzhThe Job Retention Bonus will provide additional support to businesses like @craigiesfarm that have used the UK Gov… https://t.co/YJix59XGZI
Retweeted by Defra UKI was pleased to join @pow_rebecca, & some of @NaturalEngland’s staff & local partners to mark @DefraGovUK funding… https://t.co/5TeyBe3lit
Retweeted by Defra UKOur minister @pow_rebecca has visited @HavantBorough's brand new nature reserve to announce our £3.9 million fundin… https://t.co/Se5MAkzJUFJoin in the Great British September Clean! Litter pollutes our environment. Help #KeepBritainTidy by picking up l… https://t.co/hV4hO9g258Meat & dairy producers in Great Britain must prepare for the UK’s new start before January 2021, to continue export… https://t.co/cPqVcO7nba
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9/11
2020
The new £2 billion #Kickstart scheme is underway and will create thousands of new jobs for young people in Scotland… https://t.co/v1QG2kQOEw
Retweeted by Defra UKAre you a business who moves goods into Northern Ireland, from inside or outside the UK? You can register your inte… https://t.co/vVxt6jizGU
Retweeted by Defra UKWe've confirmed a sighting of an Asian hornet in the Gosport area of Hampshire. Please stay on the lookout for any… https://t.co/YXi301sccvFrom Monday in England, you must not hold social gatherings with more than 6 people. The “rule of 6” applies in a… https://t.co/9zlaajBDUW
Retweeted by Defra UKEquine microchipping in England will be compulsory from 1 October. Microchipping helps to: 🐴 find your horse if… https://t.co/VLXvlgLiw2
9/10
2020
WATCH LIVE: #Coronavirus press conference (9 September 2020) Speakers: 🔵 @BorisJohnson, Prime Minister 🔵 Prof C… https://t.co/cFkIepVFKE
Retweeted by Defra UKThe Transition online checker tool allows businesses and families to access tailored information to prepare them fo… https://t.co/U9exAFi2ac
Retweeted by Defra UKThink you’ve spotted an Asian Hornet? Double check to see if it has: ✔ Brown legs with yellow ends ✔ Dark abdomen,… https://t.co/3x8ZiVrK8nHere is the @DefraGovUK Secretary of State, George Eustice's take on #BackBritishFarrming Day https://t.co/aIDQC7cnGo
Retweeted by Defra UKOur #EnglandTreeStrategy consultation closes in 2 days. Don't miss your chance to help us shape the future of Eng… https://t.co/6p7i9WCcU9
9/9
2020
This afternoon @JamesBevanEA, the Chief Executive of @EnvAgency made a speech to @UCL_ISR to coincide with the publ… https://t.co/mnFz3WafuPThere are certain places where you must wear a face covering at all times. Find out more about when you need to w… https://t.co/De3jkOecmG
Retweeted by Defra UKIt's Asian Hornet Week - So you've downloaded the Asian Hornet Watch app but don't know how to use it? We have a gu… https://t.co/cJi6EFUKKt
Retweeted by Defra UKThere has been widespread coverage today following Natural England’s publication of this year’s badger control lice… https://t.co/TkY2ft7LqvEach and every one of us has a responsibility to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Wash hands, cover your face,… https://t.co/tz5LBfxDxP
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9/8
2020
If your business took part in the #EatOutToHelpOut scheme, you have until 30 September to make your claim. Claiming… https://t.co/rKZPynlJBz
Retweeted by Defra UKToday marks the @UN's #WorldCleanAirDay, which aims to raise awareness of the dangers of air pollution ☁️ Improv… https://t.co/4wRjItJU2zThis #AsianHornetWeek help us protect our #bees and #pollinators by keeping an eye out for this invasive species an… https://t.co/mPWsCN1l0l
Retweeted by Defra UKMake sure you remember these 3 simple tasks to keep everyone safe: 🖐️ Wash your hands 😷 Cover your face ↔️ Kee… https://t.co/FNqHcWkIp0
Retweeted by Defra UKThe UK will transition to a new relationship with the EU on January 1. Now is the time for UK traders to prepare… https://t.co/oT4Tmt7f2t
Retweeted by Defra UKWhen travelling to work or school, protect yourself and others by taking these steps 👇 https://t.co/qas5nYM6zb
Retweeted by Defra UKIt's #ZeroWasteWeek! Plastic can harm our environment. That's why we're increasing the #PlasticBag charge to 10p… https://t.co/VUIHvFQX5ZToday we launch a campaign to help EU businesses prepare for 31 December when the UK leaves the #EU customs union a… https://t.co/PNBYinRG7c
Retweeted by Defra UKIt's Asian Hornet Week - have you downloaded the free app called Asian Hornet Watch? It's vital that we keep an ey… https://t.co/85jDPOouCw
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9/7
2020

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