The launch on Channel 4 News was a good idea, but the ‘sitting in a barn’ bit was pretty poor really, just all over the place.
The whole thing was rescued by the young people! Well done Jess Nicholls, Mya-Rose Craig, Sophie Pavelle, Dan Rouse, Bella Lack and (token male) James Miller! Their messages were clear and uncompromising – and, largely, correct! Watch the video below from 19 minutes until the end for the best bits (by far).
Guardian: Populations of UK’s most important wildlife have plummeted since 1970
Telegraph: UK is in danger of losing a quarter of its mammal population, major wildlife report says
BBC (Wales): State of Nature 2019: Hundreds of species in Wales under threat
BBC Radio 4 Farming Today (just now): Tony Juniper said absolutely the right things (he could probably get a job with an NGO). But Rosie Hails was allowed to go down the ‘plug your own organisation’ route which allowed any overall messages to be well and truly lost.