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LI: Research shows all-time high in both public engagement with, and concern for, natural spaces


According to research, 9 out of 10 adults are concerned about growing threats to the natural environment, with 2 in 3 concerned specifically about biodiversity loss; and while engagement with nature has peaked, the figures still show clear inequality of opportunity.


The level of public concern over nature and environment has reached unprecedented levels, according to recent research.


Natural England’s recent ‘Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment’ (MENE) report shows that 9 out of 10 adults in England are concerned about growing threats to the natural environment, with nearly two thirds specifically worried about biodiversity loss.



The full news story can be viewed via the Landscape Institute (LI) website


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