‘Dangerous’: Ecologists warn against serious flaws in new biodiversity metric

Ecologists and academics have slammed the government’s new biodiversity metric as unfit for purpose, with one expert dubbing the metric as potentially “the single most dangerous thing to be done by a statutory agency” during his career.

by Tess Colley
Ecologists have warned against serious flaws in new biodiversity metric. Photograph: Martyn Ferry/Getty Images
Ecologists have warned against serious flaws in new biodiversity metric. Photograph: Martyn Ferry/Getty Images

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