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A Manifesto for Wildlife

A summary of Chris Packham's People’s Manifesto for Wildlife.


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1. Every primary school in Britain to be twinned with a farm to help children understand farming and food growing


2. Primary school classes to name and own significant urban trees


3. Replant 300,000km of hedgerows destroyed since 1960


4. Wildlife ponds for every industrial estate and all municipal parks


5. Swift/sparrow/starling boxes to be included in all new-build homes


6. Rewild 10 per cent of UK uplands


7. 10 per cent of every farm to be managed for wildlife


8. Introduce a pesticide tax and set target for 50 per cent reduction in pesticides use






9. Make 30 per cent of UK waters off-limits to commercial fishing


10. Ban scallop-dredging in UK waters11. Outlaw the use of lead ammunition and snares


12. Ban driven grouse shooting


13. Stop seal culling in Scotland


14. Make all nature reserves dog-free (except for assistance dogs) and create new dog-walking hotspots


15. An independent public service body – Life UK – to oversee all environmental care, free from party politics and government interference


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Read the Wildlife Group's letter to Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey, calling for a robust Environment Act