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Scotland has nearly five million hectares under agricultural management, so farming and crofting have an enormous impact on the landscape and wildlife. More...
Farming in Wales is dominated by sheep and beef production. The dairy industry is restricted to the more productive parts of the country as are the small pockets of arable. More...
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31 October 2014
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30 October 2014
The RSPB has awarded the team behind the latest bird atlas for Britain and Ireland with the RSPB Medal, for their outstanding contribution to conservation
The RSPB issues a fresh challenge to the shooting community as the 2013 Birdcrime report shows illegal persecution continues
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