27 Dec 2023

Wild environment: hotter planet causing ‘chaos’ to UK wildlife

The disappearance of reliable seasonal weather patterns is causing chaos for the flora and fauna of the UK, according to the National Trust.

Plants and wildlife are more susceptible to disease with the seasons disrupted, the trust says. There have been a series of temperature records this year, with the warmest June and highest UK sea temperatures ever recorded – as Keme Nzerem reports.