Defra is the UK government department responsible for safeguarding the natural environment, supporting the UK’s world-leading food and farming industry, and sustaining a thriving rural economy. Defra’s broad remit means the department plays a major role in people’s day-to-day life, from the food we eat, and the air we breathe, to the water we drink.
Bees' Needs: food and a home
A short video of why we need pollinators and they need us. What simple actions can we take to help reduce the many threats pollinators face?resource
Bees’ Needs: food and a home
A “Call to Action” from Defra and The Wildlife Trusts providing practical information to help us increase food and shelter for pollinators.resource
National Pollinator Strategy
Defra’s National Pollinator Strategy; established to help protect the future of pollinators and ensure their needs are addressed in land and habitat management.resource
Organic Team, UK
I have worked in Government since 1987 moving to Defra in December 2004. I worked on the Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) condition...
Organic Technical Advisor
Following early careers in catering and then mechanical engineering I studied Rural Resource Management at Seale Hayne (University of Plymouth)....