What do DEFRA’s Environment Bill amendments mean for nature?

In two new and unexpected amendments to the Environment Bill, which has now resumed its passage through parliament after a long hiatus, the government is proposing to reform the way certain species are protected from the impacts of development.

by James Fair
Hazel dormice are seriously endangered. Photograph: Fabrizio Moglia/Getty Images
Hazel dormice are seriously endangered. Photograph: Fabrizio Moglia/Getty Images

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