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The Link Blog is a space for members, and others, to express their views about the natural environment.


It includes our year plan and Agriculture Bill series, as well as our Blueprint for Water focused blogs.

If you would like to contribute a blog, please contact Emma Adler.

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More than just a meter

Published on: 10 May 2017

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Water resilient cities and schools

Published on: 28 April 2017

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We need to talk about nitrogen: air pollution's impact on nature

Published on: 26 April 2017

Excessive nitrogen in the atmosphere is one of the greatest threats to our wildlife and habitats, yet few people have even heard about it. Air quality plans and new farming policy post-Brexit are key opportunities for the next UK government to tackle this forgotten issue.

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What does Brexit mean for wildlife trafficking

Published on: 19 April 2017

Much of our law protecting the environment and the natural world comes from Europe. The extent to which the UK will retain or change this legislation following Brexit hangs in the balance. Whatever the make-up of our Government following the upcoming General Election, it must not be allowed to sacrifice the future of wildlife and the natural world on the altar of trade.

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Farming is part of a much greater whole

Published on: 10 April 2017

Appearing before a number of Commons and Lords Committees recently, Minister for Agriculture George Eustice laid out the principles guiding his approach to the farming sector as we leave the Common Agricultural Policy.

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Agriculture faces trade deal challenges

Published on: 6 April 2017

British experts negotiating trade deals has not happened for over 44 years, so what challenges do we face as we try to protect our high welfare standards, particularly in farming, from being undermined by cheaper produce produced at lower standards?

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