Scientists warn that Cornwall’s wildlife is on the brink

Posted By on 14th September 2016

Cornwall's wildlife is in deep trouble, according to a report out today.  As one of Britain's major agricultural counties, with more than 600,000 acres used for farming, a collection of more than 50 conservation groups today say nature is now on the brink – with one species in 10 threatened with extinction.

The State of Nature report says the "policy-driven" intensification of farming is a significant factor behind the loss of wildlife.

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