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Natural England’s Geoportal: England-wide data for great crested newts now available

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Jen Almond, Natural England’s District Level Licensing Programme Manager, tells us about the latest development in the innovative project to better support great crested newt populations as well as reducing delays for developers.

More people than ever visit the natural environment

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In my opinion, nothing beats spending time outside. Be it visiting my local park, beautiful countryside, or taking a walk down the coast, spending time in nature is incomparable. But what does our natural environment mean to you? Do you …

London has a new National Nature Reserve: The South London Downs NNR

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Meadow of flowers at South Down NNR

Travelling out of London Victoria, taking the train right through busy Croydon, it is difficult to imagine what awaits only a short time later: Stunning wild flower meadows, dense woodland, and a haven for rare species to flourish. This is …