National parks opened up for shale gas exploration

Half of the UK has been made available for new onshore oil and gas licensing. Protected areas have been given safeguards but concerns remain

by Isabella Kaminski
Peak District National Park (photograph: OneworldImages/123RF)
Peak District National Park (photograph: OneworldImages/123RF)

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