Current Event: Climate change ‘biggest threat’ to National Trust land

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  • `The National Trust is a charity located in Swindon, England
  • The National trust is unveiling a 10-year plan to “nurse the natural environment back to health”
  • The trust has more than 4.2 million members
  • The trust looks after about 600,00 acres of countryside
  • They noticed there had been an alarming decline in wildlife
  • Time is running out to avoid more harm
  • According to a RSPB study over the past 50 years, 60% of UK wildlife had declined
  • The trust plans to spend 1 billion pounds over the next decade on conserving its houses, gardens and countryside
  • The money includes 300 million pounds for clearing a “backlog of repairs”
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