7 of the year's most remarkable examples of wildlife destruction

From chopping down ancient woodland without an EIA to the destruction of bat roosts, nature has fallen victim to a number of developers’ and landowners’ actions this year. ENDS looks back at some of the most remarkable incidents.

by James Agyepong-Parsons
A North Yorkshire farmer illegally built a track across the Newtondale SSSI. Photograph: Natural England
A North Yorkshire farmer illegally built a track across the Newtondale SSSI. Photograph: Natural England

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