Defra outlines strategy to halt biodiversity loss
The UK government has committed itself to protecting an extra 200,000 hectares of natural habitat and reforming the EU common fisheries policy in its plans to protect English ecosystems.The new strategy, “Biodiversity 2020”, was published by Defra on Friday (19 August 2011) and is the first national approach to be announced following the commitments made by world leaders to tackle th
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