Ben grew up at the Naze paddling in the sea and looking for sharks’ teeth. After graduation, he returned to the landscape he loves to help local people experience the wonders of the natural world, but also understand the threats it faces, such as climate change and biodiversity loss. The State of Nature report in 2013 showed that 60% of UK species we know about are in decline.
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