Skills gap puts UK's biodiversity efforts at risk

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Policies identified by the government to protect ecosystems may fail due to a lack of expertise and knowledge, report warns

The UK does not have the skills to support proposed biodiversity offsetting schemes, one of the key planks of the government's strategy for protecting the natural environment. That is the stark conclusion...

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