Special issue 162: Green Britain
Find brilliant projects to heal the countryside in our special green issue
Special green issue on sale 6th March 2020
What’s the problem?
There’s no denying the climate is changing, says Tom Heap. How severe is the ecological damage and is farming making it worse? What do we need to do to turn the tide?
There is hope for our environment – we look at 18 positive projects and nature-nurturing solutions happening across the UK.
On your cover this monthA wildlife-rich rural idyll as imagined by illustrator David Alderslade, who loves recording Britain’s wild places and historic landscapes.
Tending our wild isles
Artist Katie Tunn is on a quest to visit 82 of our largest islands, taking time to wild swim and clear their shores of litter along the way.
Should wildly beautiful Glen Etive’s rivers be harnessed for energy? We look at the debate.
Life on the verge
Our roadside verges could be abundant nature reserves, if we mow less often.
20 ways to go green
Take action and make a difference with these easy tips for a more planet-friendly lifestyle.
The answer is in the soil
How regenerative farming is enriching soil and boosting biodiveristy on a Somerset farm.
- Great Days Out – best green days out in Britain
- Columns from the Countryfile presenters
- Behind the Headlines
Issue 162 on sale 6th March 2020
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