Protection by numbers: What's the truth behind the UK's protected site statistics?

The UK has committed to protect 30% of UK land and seas for nature by 2030, and will be seeking to make this a world-wide target at this month's COP15 biodiversity negotiations. But what’s in a number? Tess Colley crunches the data to get behind the statwash and reveal the state of the protected site network across all four UK nations.

by Tess Colley

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