Climate crisis: UK woodlands and peatlands ‘crucial’ to reaching net zero goal, report says

Researchers examining British ecosystems say conservation essential to realising 2050 carbon target


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Egan Bernal takes Giro d’Italia lead after winning ninth stage
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'Shame on you BBC!' Thousands block entrance to BBC Scotland during Palestine protest
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Lily James is ‘having a blast’ wearing fake Pamela Anderson boobs
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Brexit negotiator Frost threatens action over Northern Ireland Protocol
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Madeleine McCann was killed in Portugal, German prosecutor claims
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Craig McLachlan tells all in explosive interview after he was  acquitted of sexual harassment
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I Can See Your Voice ‘renewed for series 2 by BBC after runaway success’
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Boy who died in suspected gas explosion ‘a beautiful little angel’
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