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A report which blamed agriculture for a decline in wildlife failed to recognise the contribution of farmers who work to enhance the environment, says a leading scientist. Backed by 50 organisations, the State of Nature 2016 report blamed intensive agricultural methods for an overall decline in UK wildlife between 1970 and 2013. Launched last month, the report concluded that that 56% of species have declined in this period in all major habitats except urban and marine environments. See also: Intensive […]
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