Parsons, The Wildlife Trusts’ public affairs officer, reveals the role natural
habitats play in tackling the climate crisis.
crisis now regularly makes the headlines, and rightly so. But there’s another
crisis – inextricably linked – lurking too often unnoticed in its shadow: the
massive, ongoing loss of nature. In the UK, 41% of species have declined since
1970 and one in seven are now threatened with extinction. The climate emergency
has terrible ramifications for wildlife, but the loss of wildlife and wild
places also makes the