'Legal right to nature': Expanding green space key to 'levelling up' UK, government told

Michael Holder
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Poorer communities in the UK have much lower access to nature | Credit: iStock
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Poorer communities in the UK have much lower access to nature | Credit: iStock

Over 60 green groups and professional bodies argue that 'legal right to nature’ should be placed at centre of government’s levelling up agenda

More than 60 conservation, planning, health, and professional groups have called on the government to embed nature at the very core of its 'levelling up' agenda, arguing that access to nature should be...

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