Development v Biodiversity? Or could we have both?

Defra have announced their consultation paper on proposals to demand that development should demonstrate a net gain in biodiversity, preferably on-site but off-site if mitigation isn't possible.....and you have a chance to make your views felt by:

their online survey
email to

or by post to 

Net Gain Consultation
Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
First Floor, Seacole Block
2 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 4DF 

Please join the debate to protect our biodiverse landscapes, urban and rural!