Highways England develops ‘groundbreaking approach’ to habitat creation

Highways England has combined satellite and terrestrial data to develop what it calls a “groundbreaking approach to promoting wildlife habitat” along trunk roads in Devon and Cornwall

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The new software can predict areas where biodiversity schemes will have the greatest impact

Highways England has combined satellite and terrestrial data to develop what it calls a “groundbreaking approach to promoting wildlife habitat” along trunk roads in Devon and Cornwall.

The government company has combined satellite photos and earth observation techniques with English wildlife data in a software system that can predict areas where biodiversity schemes will have the greatest impact.

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