contributed illustrations to the DEFRA Natural Environment White Paper. DEFRA, The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, is a government department in the UK. Rod illustrated sections in the report on Pressures on land, Ecosystem services & Sustainable behaviors.
The Natural Environment White Paper is "a bold and ambitious statement outlining the Government’s vision for the natural environment over the next 50 years, backed up with practical action to deliver that ambition".
Nature is sometimes taken for granted and undervalued. But people cannot flourish without the benefits and services our natural environment provides. A healthy, properly functioning natural environment is the foundation of sustained economic growth, prospering communities and personal wellbeing.