24 February 2020
There has been a devastating, well-documented and continuing decline in the abundance and diversity of Britain’s wildlife in recent decades, arising from causes like intensive agriculture, habitat loss,pesticide poisoning, pollution, land development and other human impacts. But although most political parties in Britain now pay at least lip-service to environmental issues, the cause of nature – which should be central to these – is rarely even mentioned. There is therefore an urgent need, and a political opportunity, for the Green Party to give a national lead here.
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