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Comment: The Landscapes Review – an opportunity for change?

By - David Hampson

In 2018, a team from the RSPB set out in British Wildlife how the Landscapes Review (unpublished at that time) could provide the chance to instal nature at the heart of management of protected landscapes in England (Cox et al. 2018). The government has recently responded to the review and opened a consultation; David Hampson, Policy Officer at RSPB, analyses the response and highlights opportunities for improvement.

England’s 44 protected landscapes – National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) – provide an opportunity for transformative action to restore nature at scale. They cover a quarter of the country, from North­umberland to the Isles of Scilly, and account for a much greater proportion of the important habitats for wildlife.

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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