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Land Renewed : Reworking the Countryside

Hetherington, Peter (Journalist)
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bristol University Press
Published: October 22, 2021
ISBN: 9781529217421
172 pages, 36 Illustrations, black and white; 36 Illustrations, black and white
Country of publication: United Kingdom

£19.99

Feeding Britain while preparing for the ravages of climate change are two key issues – yet there’s no strategy for managing and enhancing that most precious resource: our land. This book explores how the pressures of leaving the EU, recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, and addressing global heating present unparalleled opportunities to re-work the countryside for the benefit of all. Incorporating personal, inspiring stories of people and places, Peter Hetherington sets out the innovative measures needed for nature’s recovery while protecting our most valuable farmland, encouraging local food production and ‘re-peopling’ remote areas. In the first book to tackle these issues holistically, he argues that we need to re-shape the countryside with an adventurous new agenda at the heart of government.

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