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Corridors of power: how hedgerows can help us tackle the climate crisis They’re highways of biodiversity and valuable carbon stores. Climate experts are among those searching for solutions in the UK’s hedges Conservation Environment
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What went right this week: UK ‘culture wars’ don't reflect genuine divisions, plus more positive news UK culture wars aren't as deep-seated as some would believe, found a report, ‘person of colour’ was added to Irish lexicon, plus more Conservation Culture Environment Media Politics Society Travel UK World
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‘Land is worth more when left to nature’ – study Conserving or restoring natural sites is nor more profitable than using them for farming and timber production, research suggests Agriculture Conservation Environment Science World
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Land designated for nature restoration: a (wild)belter of an idea? Experts want ‘wildbelts’ to be part of UK planning strategy. What are they and how can they help tackle the climate crisis? Conservation Environment Sustainable Development
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Spotlight on soil: farming returns to its roots Agriculture typically accounts for 10 per cent of the UK’s emissions. But some farmers are taking a radical new approach – one that boosts b... Agriculture Environment Food
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New farm subsidy scheme declared a win for wildlife A trial subsidy scheme that rewards farmers for boosting biodiversity on their land has been extended after yielding positive results for na... Agriculture Environment UK
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