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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 29.4 April 2018

The 25-Year Environment Plan – what promises for nature?

By - Graham Tucker, David Baldock

The targets and policies set out in the UK Government’s 25-Year Environment Plan have major implications for nature conservation in this country. There are, on the face of it, a number of positives to be taken from the publication, and Brexit provides an opportunity to reform the valuation and protection of our environment. Nevertheless, caution is necessary, and it remains to be seen whether these aims will translate into actions. Graham Tucker and David Baldock select and discuss a few sections of the plan that are of particular importance to British wildlife.

On 11th January 2018, the UK Government published its long-delayed ‘A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment’, which aims to make good on the 2015 and 2017 Conservative Manifesto promises ‘to be the first generation to leave the environment in a better state than we inherited it’.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist