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Chris Packham: The UK's wildflower meadows

Native wildflower meadows in the UK have seen a dramatic decline, leading to a loss in habitats for a wealth of insects, flora and small mammals.

Springwatch presenter Chris Packham talks about their importance to our countryside and the role they play as a food source for many pollinating insects, including the UK's struggling bee population.


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