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27/01/2011

A public consultation begins on the sale of more of England's Forestry Commission land. Charlotte Smith speaks to David Babbs from the campaign group 38 Degrees who believes woodland should be protected, and William Worsely from the Country Land and Business Association who owns 360 hectares of forest in North Yorkshire.

Also, a new report says that wartime measure should be used to ensure we have enough fuel and food in the future. Earlier this week the government's Foresight report into the future of food production highlighted that 30% of food is wasted and there will need to be a change if we are to feed a growing world population. Andrew Simms who wrote the New Home Front report explains why the answer might be in a return to the days of rationing. And Charlotte Smith visits a warehouse run by the charity Fairshare who re-use unwanted food.

Presented by Charlotte Smith and produced by Emma Weatherill.

15 minutes

Last on

Thu 27 Jan 2011 05:45
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