UK defies its own evidence on nature protection laws

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As momentum builds in the campaign to protect Europe’s nature laws, why is the UK staying silent?

This week, several major European countries have called on the EU not to undermine important legislation protecting our wildlife and habitats. The UK was not among them.

The Commission is assessing whether the Nature Directives are fit for purpose or if they need revision. There is ample evidence that they work and should be protected. Yet despite clear calls from across Europe and in the face of its own evidence to the Commission, the UK has gone silent.

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