UK ranked worst in G7 for losing wildlife and wild spaces

‘We should all be alarmed that while Boris Johnson is saying the right things, this is not translating into action in Westminster,’ says RSPB chief

Friday 14 May 2021 20:57
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Habitat destruction is one factor in the sharp drop in animal and bird populations
Habitat destruction is one factor in the sharp drop in animal and bird populations

A league table ranking countries on the amount of wildlife and wild spaces lost because of human activity lists the UK as the worst in the G7.

A new report says nature in the UK is in a “perilous” state, having lost half of its plants and animals.

As Britain prepares to host the G7 summit in Cornwall next month, the RSPB, which produced the report, called on Boris Johnson to ramp up efforts to reverse wildlife declines and restore and expand spaces for nature.

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