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Tim Hill

Taking an evidence led approach to delivery of the Government’s tree target

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The UK Government’s ambition to increase tree and woodland cover in England from 14 to 17%, by more than trebling annual planting rates by 2050, represents a major shift in land use policy. As well as enhancing carbon sequestration, new …

Chief Scientist Report 2021. Good, better, best: using the best available evidence in nature’s recovery

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Dr Tim Hill, Chief Scientist at Natural England, tells us about the publication of Natural England’s fourth Chief Scientist Report. Our mission within the Chief Scientist Directorate at Natural England, is to ‘…develop evidence and provide scientific advice to drive …

The science behind Natural England: Chief Scientist’s Report 2015-16

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Dr Tim Hill, Chief Scientist at Natural England, tells us about the publication of Natural England’s first Chief Scientist’s Report, why we have  put it together and what you can read between the covers. I’ve been looking forward to this day …