Global green giant? A policy story

Patrick Hall and William Nicolle

February 2020

The world is beginning to wake up to the fact that biodiversity is declining. Urgent global attention and action is required now. Climate change, overfishing, changes in land and sea use, and invasive alien species are all contributors to this. In the UK, we are witnessing the decline of species and their habitats.

The UK is a global leader on climate change, but now there is a need and opportunity to do the same for biodiversity – to become a global green giant on conservation. After many months of exploration, of consultation, and of thinking, this policy story provides a comprehensive set of recommendations to be used by the Government to bolster its agenda in making the UK a conservation nation.

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