Nature Live Online: Britain's Vanishing Plants

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Often overlooked by many, plants play really important roles in British ecosystems.

Human practices such as the draining of wetlands, intensive agriculture or overgrazing, as well as climate change, are making some of Britain’s plant numbers decrease dramatically even to the point of extinction, from ferns to grasses, from flowers to carnivorous plants. Join botanist Fred Rumsey and find out more about these vanishing plants and the efforts that are being carried on around the country to recover them.

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