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Roughly three-quarters of land in England is farmed in some way. The English countryside is hugely diverse, managed under a variety of farming systems. More...
The fact that there are around 27,000 farms in Northern Ireland, covering one million hectares of farmland, highlights the importance of agriculture to the rural community. More...
Scotland has nearly five million hectares under agricultural management, so farming and crofting have an enormous impact on the landscape and wildlife. More...
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17 April 2014
World’s biggest wildlife survey reports a chorus of frogs hopping around in our gardens but our native squirrels are in the red
15 April 2014
A new report published today, Tuesday 15 April, by the Blueprint for Water coalition on the environmental plans of water companies reveals a yawning gap between the best and worst performers in England and Wales.
14 April 2014
One of the UK’s rarest seabirds could become a victim of climate change as rising seas and increased coastal flooding squeezes the UK’s coastline.
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