Access to green space

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Landowner blocks plans for green walkway through Sussex estate
Sir Richard Kleinwort has not given permission for viable walking and cycling route between Burgess Hill and Haywards Heath

Helena Horton Environment reporter

02, Feb, 2023 @3:49 PM

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Can we restore England’s lost wildlife? – podcast
This week the government published a major environmental improvement plan for England, including pledges on green spaces, wildlife habitat restoration and tackling sewage spills. Madeleine Finlay speaks to the Guardian’s environment editor, Fiona Harvey, about the state of nature in the UK, what this plan promises to do and whether it’s likely to deliver.

Presented by Madeleine Finlay with Fiona Harvey, produced by Helen Brown, sound designed by Solomon King, and executive produced by Ellie Bury

02, Feb, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Planting more trees in cities could cut deaths from summer heat, says study
European research finds that increasing urban tree coverage to 30% can lower temperatures by 0.4C

Rachel Hall

01, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Farmers will be key to plan to restore England’s green spaces and wildlife
Environmental Improvement Plan includes many ambitious pledges but hard-pressed agricultural sector will need effective support

Helena Horton and Fiona Harvey

31, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Every household in England ‘to be within 15 minutes of green space or water’
Major environmental plan includes tackling sewage spills and restoring wildlife habitats but critics question lack of funding

Fiona Harvey and Helena Horton

31, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Brockley residents raise £100,000 to save patch of ancient London woodland
Gorne Wood is a rare surviving fragment of an old forest and provides habitat for wildlife such as slow worms and endangered hedgehogs

Damien Gayle

28, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Dartmoor park launches attempt to appeal against wild camping ruling
Lawyers argue judgment to end wild camping without landowner’s permission may be flawed

Helena Horton Environment reporter

27, Jan, 2023 @2:33 PM

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Labour government would pass right to roam act and reverse Dartmoor ban
Exclusive: Shadow environment secretary Jim McMahon says access to land and waterways ‘needs to change’

Helena Horton Environment reporter

27, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Thousands march across Dartmoor to demand right to wild camp
More than 3,000 people protest on estate of Alexander Darwall after his court victory ends right to wild camp in England

Tom Wall

21, Jan, 2023 @9:46 PM

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Dartmoor landowner who won wild camping ban may be putting rare beetle at risk
Exclusive: Alexander Darwall, who said he brought case to improve conservation, is releasing pheasants near protected woodland

Helena Horton Environment reporter

21, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Dartmoor national park to pay landowners to allow wild camping
Right to camp in park without permission was lost last week after court challenge by wealthy landowner

Helena Horton Environment reporter

19, Jan, 2023 @3:44 PM

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The UK government knows it’s on borrowed time – that’s why it’s tearing up our freedoms | George Monbiot
In relationships, controlling and coercive behaviour is now a criminal offence. In British politics, it is glorified, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

18, Jan, 2023 @8:26 AM

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