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United Kingdom of Great Britain

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The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and unitary state consisting of four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Headlines

https://aeon.co/essays/natural-history-and-the-invention-of-great-britain
http://i100.independent.co.uk/article/these-are-the-ten-happiest-places-in-the-uk--Wyb0DecZcUx
http://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/blog/2015/03/26/environmental-priorities-for-the-next-government

RSS
United Kingdom - Google News



2017 Election

http://www.bbc.com/news/live/election-2017-40171454
http://www.bbc.com/news/election-2017-40173107
http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/saturdayextra/uk-election/8583118
https://www.ft.com/uk-general-election?gclid=CjwKEAjwgtTJBRDRmd6ZtLrGyxwSJAA7Fy-h4U3m1Dh3X0TPHT2ABt2diRwxvn9YWwo_QmXyK6h1sRoCOx_w_wcB&segmentId=9fb8ef9e-bdbb-8b6d-c149-aeaac613447e
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_2017

Reports

UK Biodiversity Indicators
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/449060/Energy_Flow_Chart_2014.pdf

Events

July Love Parks Week organized by @GreenSpaceUK @LoveParksWeek

Podcast

http://thebritishhistorypodcast.com
@BritishPodcast

Dark Skies

http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/blog/2015/02/top-5-dark-sky-locations-in-great-britain

Water

http://saveourwaters.org.uk

English Civil Wars

https://plus.google.com/events/c219v62pgqaakk4pokhd30ua7i4
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/187936/English-Civil-Wars
http://www.nationalcivilwarcentre.com - @civilwarcentre
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_English_Civil_War

Farmstay

http://www.farmstay.co.uk
http://www.farminguk.com/News/Farm-Stay-UK-launches-new-website-to-bring-more-tourists-to-the-countryside_30590.html

Food

http://www.realfoodfestival.co.uk - http://www.realfoodfestival.co.uk/festivals/real-street-food-festivals

Government

https://www.gov.uk
https://www.gov.uk/designprinciples/styleguide

Tourism Portals

http://www.visitbritain.org
http://twitter.com/visitbritainbiz
http://www.visitbritain.org/insightsandstatistics/inboundtourismfacts/

Green Flag

http://greenflag.keepbritaintidy.org
http://greenflag.keepbritaintidy.org/awards
#GreenFlagAward

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/green.tourism.gtbs
https://www.facebook.com/hiddenbritain

Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS)

gtbs

Environment

The UK National Ecosystem Assessment (UK NEA) is the first analysis of the UK’s natural environment in terms of the benefits it provides to society and continuing economic prosperity. Download report from the Defra website
Related: Nature 'is worth billions' to UK - BBC
http://www.green-alliance.org.uk
@GreenAllianceUK
http://www.delicious.com/stacks/greenallianceuk

Food

http://www.bigbarn.co.uk
http://www.slowfood.org.uk - @slowfooduk

Parks

@uknationalparks
@enjoythebroads
@NewForestNPA
@sdnpa
@dartmoornpa
@ExmoorNP
@PeakDistrict
@LakeDistrictNPA
@Yorkshire_Dales
@NorthYorkMoors
@NorthumberlndNP

http://www.nationalparks.gov.uk
http://www.nationalparks.gov.uk/learningabout/wholooksafternationalparks/costsandspending
http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2013/aug/23/uk-national-parks-history-natural-beauty

The 15 @UKNationalParks cover 22660 square kilometers of land. Which bit will you visit next?

https://www.middleearthsmaps.com/

Nature Reserves

http://www.nnr-scotland.org.uk/forvie
www.wwt.org.uk/welney
www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/v/vanefarm/index.asp

World Heritage Sites: Offa's Dyke

http://www.offasdyke.demon.co.uk
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/travel/travel-news/travellers-flatten-part-of-world-heritage-site8217/story-fni0bien-1226698466201

Visas

do-you-need-a-visa

Flickr
http://www.flickr.com/photos/britishlibrary

Twitter

@LoveParksWeek
@slowfooduk
https://twitter.com/the_GTBS
@uknationalparks
@HiddenBritain
@BritishPodcast


https://twitter.com/soverybritish/status/876015941343219713


YouTube

hiddenbritainse

Wikipedia

United_Kingdom
Great_Britain
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_British_Bake_Off

Elsewhere on the web

National Parks in the UK
The National Trust
My Society
Cathedral Cities - Flickr
Walks around britain - @WalksBritain - Flickr
http://www.visitbritainsuperblog.com
https://www.forestholidays.co.uk
http://politics.co.uk

Features

http://www.buzzfeed.com/lukelewis/very-british-problems?sub=2385660_1321664
http://www.buzzfeed.com/lukelewis/what-british-people-say-versus-what-they-mean

Recommended Listening

The Wild Places - Robert Macfarlane sets out to discover if there remain any genuinely wild places in Britain and Ireland.

British History Podcast - @BritishPodcast

Tweets

https://twitter.com/soverybritish/status/876015941343219713

Slideshare



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