Positive Planning Can Help Halt Wildlife Declines

Development and nature can go hand in hand, according to a new report published by an alliance of conservationists and planning experts.

via www.rspb.org.uk


Protected species/biodiversity should always be incorporated into the initial design brief for any project. When planners or developers 'discover' wildlife at a late stage in the project, the wildlife becomes a 'problem'. By fully incorporating conservation goals into the project, a potential problem can be turned into a positive commercial asset.