Poor investment in protection

Gibson, Anthony
August 2007
Farmers Weekly;8/24/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 8, p63
Trade Publication
The author stresses the lack of investment and maintenance of flood protection and watercourses in Great Britain. He asserts that increased investment in both system could reduce the severity and duration of the floods. He cites the need for individuals to recognize the importance of their land to food production and mitigation of climate change. He explains that reform in land management can also reduce the severity of floods at a local level.


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