Environment Bill: Government backs amendments to 'halt decline in species abundance by 2030'

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Environment Bill: Government backs amendments to 'halt decline in species abundance by 2030'

Defra confirms wave of amendments designed to strengthen biodiversity targets, curb water pollution, and safeguard independence of Office of Environment Protection

The government has today announced a wave of amendments to its long-awaited Environment Bill, including a new landmark target to "halt the decline in species abundance by 2030". In response to a wide-ranging...

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