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Environment must not be compromised by Brexit, say NGOs

Some of the UK’s largest conservation groups have joined forces to urge the government to restore and enhance the environment as the UK prepares to leave the EU. The National Trust, RSPB and WWF are among 13 organisations to throw their weight behind the ‘Manifesto for a Greener UK’, which calls on the government to…
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NGOs present green vision for farming policy

Britain’s leading conservation organisations have called for the adoption of a food and farming policy that works better for nature and the environment in the wake of Brexit. WWF-UK, the National Trust, The Wildlife Trusts and the RSPB said Britain’s exit from the European Union represented “a once in a generation opportunity to help wildlife…
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Brexit could break the environment

Leaving the EU would create “identifiable and substantial risks to the UK’s future environmental ambitions”, according to an analysis published by the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP). The research, commissioned by WWF-UK, RSPB and The Wildlife Trusts, suggests that membership of the EU has had a positive impact on the UK’s environment. Directives passed…
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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall backs new food alliance

HUGH FEARNLEY-WHITTINGSTALL and a number of key national organisations from health, environment, social justice, animal welfare, development, faith and consumer sectors have launched a new alliance to promote the idea that eating ‘less and better’ meat is fairer, greener and healthier for people and the planet.                  …
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EU vote threatens progress on green farming

ENVIRONMENTALISTS ACCUSE MEP'S of watering down eco-friendly plans for Common Agricultural Policy.                           Much has been done to improve the environmental performance of agriculture, but a recent vote in Europe on the next stage of the budget for farming subsidies could, say environmentalists, stall…
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