ClientEarth Submission to EAC Inquiry; The Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum

The most significant implication for biodiversity in the UK of leaving the EU is the almost certain loss of the UK’s obligation to implement the provisions of the Nature Directives and the accompanying loss of supranational supervision regarding biodiversity protection provided by the EU institutions. Exiting the EU provides the UK with an opportunity to replace the Common Agricultural Policy with a land based management system that rewards environmentally friendly practices.

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Published September 15, 2016
Found in Wildlife