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Wetland losses mostly unconsented – new research from the National Wetland Trust.

On World Wetlands Day 2021, the National Wetland Trust released a report on the root cause of wetland loss. Of nearly 80 wetlands destroyed in the past 20 or so years, none were authorised by their regional council despite drainage rules in place. Read our report to hear what council staff have to say, and what the Trust believes needs to be done.