Rewilding projects can help rural economies

Local paper, the John O’Groat Journal and Caithness Courier, publishes the results of a new report that shows rural economies could benefit from rewilding initiatives while helping Britain meet its biodiversity and climate commitments

Rewilding Britain has called on the UK and devolved Governments to back the creation of locally driven nature-based economies across 30% of Britain by 2030 using the recently announced £22 billion Innovation Strategy.

The charity highlights other studies showing that expanding nature recovery and urban green infrastructure could create over 16,000 jobs in the 20% of constituencies likely to face the most significant employment challenges post-pandemic, supporting the Build Back Greener targets of the UK.

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John O’Groat Journal and Caithness Courier - Rewilding projects can help rural economies, says report


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