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Viable long-term economic plan needs a natural capital “Stress test”

Nature is fundamental to human life, underpinning our well-being, and our economies. It provides the food, energy and materials that are vital to economic prosperity and development, and provides other ‘ecosystem services’ such as flood protection, pollination of our crops, and clean air and water that are crucial for the living standards we enjoy today. […]

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Q&A: A conservation journey with Trevor Hutchings

Find out from Trevor Hutchings about WWF’s exciting journey of conservation successes and the challenges faced, where he wants to take the organisation next, and what advice he would give to those who want to make positive change. Tell us about WWK-UK – what’s your mission? For over 50 years, our famous panda logo has been […]

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Five for Friday – A summary of 5 blogs from the past month

Hello blog readers, If I haven’t already introduced myself, I’m Duncan and I’m responsible for the majority of the content that goes on your blog every week. That’s not to say that I write it all, not by a long stretch – we have many expert members of the wider WWF team who are more […]

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Green Food Project: a smorgasbord of reheated ideas?

DEFRA’s Green Food Project (GFP), launched today, states it’s the start of a process that hopes to steer the UK food system to a sustainable future, where it remains a world leader in producing high-quality food. Food that contributes to a healthy population and conserves the natural environment. We completely agree with those aims, but […]

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Our food system is broken – government must help fix it

The recent important report on sustainable food by the Environmental Audit Committee makes some uncomfortable recommendations – such as eating less meat and restricting junk food advertising. It also highlights where the government’s own policies are lacking – like its standards for buying meat and dairy. But these aren’t reasons for putting it in the […]

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