Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

Category: Ministerial department

We are the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on environmental, food and rural issues. Our priorities are to grow the rural economy, improve the environment and safeguard animal and plant health.

Defra is a ministerial department, supported by 38 agencies and public bodies.

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs

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Popular Datasets

Environment
UK Location Metadata Summary Reports
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Reports containg summary information about UK Location discovery metadata published on data.gov.uk.
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Environment
UK market value of the low carbon goods and sevices industry, 2007/08
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The global market value of low carbon goods and services (LCEGS) in 2007-08 was £3,046 billion. The UK had the sixth largest low carbon and environmental economy, with 3.5 per cent of the...
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Environment
Understanding and addressing the biodiversity impact of controlling Phytophthora on heathland
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Report (pdf) contains data in tables that can be used under Open Government Licence. 1.1. Phytophthora ramorum and Phytophthora kernoviae are two fungus-like pathogens which affect a...
 
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Environment
Understanding impacts of changes in artificial lighting regimes on moths
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Report contains data that can be used under Open Government Licence. Main report and appendices contain tables of data, infographics and maps. Some maps have separate copyright...
 
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Environment
Uptake of Sea Fish Quotas
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The level of catches and landings of key quota species are monitored throughout the year through a series of weekly and monthly spreadsheets. Source agency: Environment, Food and Rural...
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Towns & Cities
Projections of urban growth, by county: 1991-2016
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Projections of urban growth by county Source: Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Publisher: Department for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)...
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Environment
Verifying the declared country of origin of timber using Stable Isotope and Trace Element (SITE) fingerprinting, to prevent illegal trade
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Report contains data that can be used under Open Government Licence. This project aims to develop techniques and a reference data library that will enable verification of the declared...
 
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Environment
Wild bird population indicators for the English Regions
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
An updated version of this dataset is available at: https://data.gov.uk/dataset/wild_bird_populations_in_england Provides figures for bird populations in the English regions, covering...
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Environment
Wild Bird Populations: Sustainable Development Strategy and Public Service Agreement Indicators
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
UK wild bird populations is now available from here: https://data.gov.uk/dataset/wild_bird_populations A yearly update on national wild bird indicators. Source agency: Environment,...
 
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Environment
Wildlife Management Strategy & Non-Native Species (unpublished)
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Wildlife Management Strategy & Non-Native Species: stakeholder contacts for consultation & working groups purposes
 
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