Tag: British forests threatened

forest conservation and global warming

Biodiversity Schemes A Fraud  By Sian Atkinson In January, Environment Secretary Owen Paterson created waves by suggesting irreplaceable ancient woodland could be included in biodiversity offsetting schemes. But it was his hasty subsequent reassurance “there are no plans to change the current protections for ancient woodland” that led the Woodland Trust to launch Enough is Enough. Despite supposedly ‘strong’ […]

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