Uncertain times – nature conservation in the UK after ‘Brexit'
The referendum on the EU in June caused a major shockwave in the political world, but it will also have a big impact on the countryside and its wildlife. Here the author looks at what the future might hold.
This article gives a personal views on what the result of the European Union referendum may mean for nature in the UK. With such a huge topic to consider, the article focuses on some key areas, including the 'nature directives' and the Common Agricultural Policy, and what a future farm-support scheme may look like.