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30/03/2012

The National Trust claims UK children are experiencing 'Nature Deficit Disorder' because they have too few opportunities to play in wild places. The Trust is launching an inquiry to find ways of giving children back the freedom to climb trees, make dens, and get muddy. The Chairman of Scottish Natural Heritage tells Farming Today that properly designed and sited wind turbines can improve habitats for some wildlife species. We find out why Lyme Disease, which is spread by ticks, has increased threefold in the UK over ten years. And, is the allure of rare breed meat to chefs about more than cachet and a hefty price tag? Charlotte visits London chef Martin Kroon, who is an enthusiast for Middle White pigs, among other breeds.

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Fri 30 Mar 2012 05:45

The Shepherd's Life by James Rebanks

The Shepherd's Life

Powerful account of growing up in a farming family in the Lake District.

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