Environment NGOs unite on threat to wildlife laws
The European commission's review of the birds and habitats directives is the "single biggest threat to nature and biodiversity in a generation", according to a coalition of 100 environmental organisations.The coalition comprises the organisations belonging to Wildlife and Countryside Links across the UK, including Friends of the Earth (FoE), the National Trust, RSPB, the Wildlife Trusts and WWF. The g
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