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Journal of Breckland Studies - a call for papers

The Breckland Society and the Breaking New Ground Landscape Partnership are delighted to announce a call for papers for inclusion in the inaugural Journal of Breckland Studies (JBS), which will be published in March next year, both as hard copy and online. The journal is the first-ever publication dedicated to promoting wider understanding and appreciation of the history and landscape heritage of the Norfolk & Suffolk Brecks through an anthology of previously unpublished articles.

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Green Alliance - what the great repeal bill means

Theresa May’s speech at the Conservative Party conference put the UK’s environmental future onto hold. She announced that through a ‘great repeal bill’ all current EU law and regulations would be transposed into UK law, so that the UK will have longer to sort out its complex relationship with the EU. The Green Alliance blog welcomes this approach and assesses the impact this may have. Read more >

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Wildlife Trusts call for more marine reserves

Conservationists have called for the creation of a further 48 protected areas in English waters that would “fill in the gaps” of a national network designed to ensure healthy and productive seas. If designated, they would add to the 50 existing marine conservation zones (MCZs) and create an ecologically coherent network where habitats and wildlife could flourish, according to a report from the Wildlife Trusts.

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