Volunteer army should act as caretakers and local authorities should consider crowdsourcing and philanthropy as alternative means of funding the capital’s green spaces, report says

An army of green volunteers should be recruited across London to protect and preserve parks as some local authorities plan to withdraw all funding by 2020.

Parks and green spaces make up half of the capital, but they face an uncertain future as funding is cut and their management is taken over by a diverse collection of organisations, a report said on Wednesday.

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Source: Guardian Climate Change