A Green and Pleasant Land?

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There are many environmental initiatives and legislation affecting the British countryside: protection of scenic and habitat areas, safeguards for particular species, restrictions on development, and animal welfare legislation. However, our countryside is still damaged by pressures that are reducing biodiversity, increasing flooding, damaging soil fertility and rendering our scenery less diverse.

The reasons behind environmental deterioration will be examined as well as strategies to improve quality whilst feeding more people.

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Professor Carolyn Roberts

Professor Carolyn Roberts

Frank Jackson Professor of the Environment

Professor Carolyn Roberts was the first Frank Jackson Professor of the Environment at Gresham College. She is also a Senior Scientist at the UK Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), which links business and universities in order to promote research and innovation in environmental technologies.

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