Make natural capital a permanent feature of policy, MPs say

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Report calls for Natural Capital Committee to be handed long-term role in hardwiring value of nature into decision-making

A body advising the government on how to integrate the value of natural assets such as forests and rivers into UK economic policy must continue its work beyond 2015, MPs will say today. A new report...

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