Are you still awake? I wouldn’t blame you if you weren’t at this point, 4 national votes in 5 years can do that to a person. Still, for those of you who, like me, have been waiting years for an election where supporting our natural world is finally on the national agenda, this is a magical moment! A crackling wave of environmental enthusiasm is sweeping the country and all the major political parties are waking up to the fact that we are demanding a better future; both for our planet and our wildlife locally!
When we launched our plan for a Wilder 2030 we said that trying to protect the scraps of habitat we have left isn’t enough anymore. It is time for our country to take a lead in bringing back the vibrant biodiversity that is our national heritage! With global heating threatening to create a more unstable climate for wildlife and people, we need to see decarbonisation of the economy and a commitment to make space for nature.
Too Long Didn’t Read
If you can’t bear reading through the policies in detail then enjoy a brief analysis of each of the main 6 parties’ commitments that relate to the environment and wildlife: