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Bird-friendly farming

Bird-friendly farming is a way of farming which, as well as profitably producing food for humans, preserves habitat for birds and other wildlife; protects and nurtures invertebrates; and regenerates the soil. This is done by avoiding agrichemicals, by avoiding compaction … Continue reading

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LAPWING: a small levy on middle-class coffee drinkers to finance bird-friendly farming

Stephen Moss’ book, Wild Kingdom, is about bringing back Britain’s wildlife. Industrialised farming since the Second World War has devastated Britain’s landscapes and the birds and animals that lived in it. Originally the destruction of our historical, zoologically rich farmland … Continue reading

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Property rights and wrongs, or: the iron fist of socialism in a free-market kid-glove?

It’s really good when right-wing people think about addressing environmental problems, because the more people that put their brains to these intractable issues, the better.  But there is a danger where you put the mantra before the problem.  A case … Continue reading

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