Defra:  ‘ENV09 – England biodiversity indicators A strategy for England’s wildlife and ecosystem services, biodiversity 2020 indicators: 2019 assessment. In December 2019, this dataset was updated in order to correct an error in indicator 13 and to reflect the availability of new data for indicators 2b, 4c and 19. The revised dataset supersedes the earlier […]

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A landmark Greenpeace report today highlights our reliance on the ocean as Earth’s largest carbon sink. It warns that our changing climate, biodiversity loss and habitat destruction are endangering the processes which underpin the ocean’s ability to sequester and store carbon. This will have ‘far-reaching implications for biodiversity and humankind’. The report, In Hot Water: The […]

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The 2019 State of Nature report shows that much of our biodiversity and wildlife continues to decline. One in four UK mammals and nearly half of our native birds are in danger of extinction. The most vulnerable animals include hedgehogs, hares and bats. One in four moths and one in five butterflies have already disappeared. […]

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