Green spaces to cure society's ills

Restoring wildlife to former mineral sites not only helps nature, it can help people too. Stephanie Hilborne explains how partnerships between wildlife charities and the extractive industry can improve the nation's education and health

by Stephanie Hilborne
Former quarry at Brown’s Folly near Bristol is now a nature reserve with nine species of orchid. Photograph: J Middleton
Former quarry at Brown’s Folly near Bristol is now a nature reserve with nine species of orchid. Photograph: J Middleton

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