Housebuilders urged to avoid 'unnecessary loss of habitats' amid netting uproar

Michael Holder
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Netting can trap birds and harm wildlife, conservationists warn | Credit: Philip Halling
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Netting can trap birds and harm wildlife, conservationists warn | Credit: Philip Halling

Government warns developers as Norfolk council attracts criticism for cliff-face nets which prevent birds from nesting

The government has warned housebuilders they must avoid any "unnecessary loss of habitats" during construction work or face a regulatory clampdown, amid growing public uproar over developers placing netting...

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