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On the second day of Christmas: no turtle doves? Why we should get serious about wildlife decline

5038525_sThis post is by Dr Mark Avery who writes daily at Standing up for Nature and was formerly conservation director at the RSPB.

There are 500 days until the 2015 general election and so time is running out for the coalition government to impress the electorate with its green successes.  In 2013 there have been two major NGO reports which indicate wildlife is still declining in the UK and that action by the Westminster government is inadequate. Read more