Tag Archives: Sustainable farming

Why the government’s recent farming policy announcement got it wrong and what needs to happen next

This is a joint post by Marcus Gilleard of the National Trust, Barnaby Coupe of The Wildlife Trusts, and Alice Groom of the RSPB.

When the government made its eagerly awaited announcement about farming at the beginning of December there was a howl of disbelief from us, the UK’s three major nature charities. But why was it such a disappointment to us?

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Five ideas to put sustainable food at the heart of a green recovery

intext-chickensThis piece is by Ruth Wescott, climate and nature emergency and sustainable fish cities co-ordinator at Sustain.

The public overwhelmingly wants a green recovery from Covid-19. Last month a report and poll from the UK’s Citizen’s Assemblies found that 80 per cent supported Covid recovery policies that bring the UK to net zero greenhouse gas emissions, findings supported by RSPB research Read more