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Countryside 'must be re-populated' to save species

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Biodiversity policies to help save and maintain the number of species in the UK have failed, according to a new report.

Five per cent of the species listed have been declared extinct since the start of the process in 1994.

The findings coincide with International Biodiversity Day today.

Matt Shardlow, chief executive of Buglife, explains the dangers of further species extinction.


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