NEW research has revealed that the North East ranks fifth in the UK’s most welcoming regions for wildlife.

Data from Flowercard studied the UK’s most populated towns and cities, assessing each region's wildlife areas, the number of nature and park attractions, quality of green spaces and parks, pollution index and air quality levels, providing an overall wildlife-friendly score and revealing the UK’s best regions for wildlife. 

The UK’s Top 10 Regions For Wildlife:

1st: Scotland

2nd: East

3rd: Wales

4th: East Midlands

5th: North East

6th: South East

7th: South West

8th: Yorkshire and The Humber

9th: North West

10th: West Midlands

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The UK’s Top 10 Most Wildlife-Friendly Towns and Cities:

1st: Dundee, Scotland

2nd: Oxford, South East

3rd: Chesterfield, East Midlands

4th: Cambridge, East

5th: Edinburgh, Scotland

6th: Swansea, Wales

7th: Norwich, East

8th: Preston, North West

9th: Glasgow, Scotland

10th: Aberdeen, Scotland 

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