n overhaul of England’s planning system must protect any land being returned to its natural state, classifying it as "wildbelt", conservationists say.
The Wildlife Trusts warn that the government’s proposed shake-up, with its “bias” towards development, weakens environmental protections and increases threats to nature.
The new official proposals will “make a bad situation worse” in one of the most nature-depleted countries on the planet, they say.
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