As an introduction to Earth Optimism’s session on Making Space for Nature, the Chair of Natural England, the country’s statutory nature conservation agency and former Friends of the Earth Director Tony Juniper explains how ambitious new initiatives are aiming to restore natural habitats across the country.

Want to hear more from Tony? He chaired the Q&A session about how we can make space for nature at 2pm on Saturday 3 April.

Tony Juniper

Tony Juniper CBE is Chair of Natural England and a Fellow at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Previously, Tony was the Executive Director for Advocacy and Campaigns at WWF-UK, President of the Wildlife Trusts and Executive Director at Friends of the Earth. He also served as Special Advisor with The Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit and The Prince’s Rainforests Project. He’s published widely on the topics of conservation and sustainability, in 2017 co-authoring The Ladybird Guide to Climate Change with HRH The Prince of Wales and Dr. Emily Shuckburgh.

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