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A legal target to restore England’s protected sites could be transformative for nature

This post is by Professor Sir John Lawton CBE FRS, chair of the Making space for nature panel.

“There are twenty-seven ancient cathedrals in England. Imagine the outrage that would have ensued in this country if over the last 100 years, twelve had been partly demolished, nine substantially demolished, and three completely obliterated; only three would remain in good condition. Yet this is precisely what has happened to many of England’s finest wildlife sites.”

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