Archive of: Conservation

  • Political road games

    Political road games

    The Arundel bypass is the key that will unlock a chain of destruction across Sussex. This is the legacy that will be left for future generations.

  • Call for Judicial Review for Arundel bypass

    Call for Judicial Review for Arundel bypass

    Sussex Wildlife Trust are delighted at the South Downs National Park Authority’s decision to apply for a Judicial Review in response to Highways England’s recent announcement of their preferred route of Option 5a for the Arundel Bypass.

  • ​Wildlife to be destroyed by blinkered decision making

    ​Wildlife to be destroyed by blinkered decision making

    Short sightedness and an obsessive belief that we must build our way out of congestion is going to mean irreparable damage to some of our most valuable wildlife.Highways England’s announcement today (11 May 2018) to plough ahead with option 5A of the Arundel Bypass will result in the
  • Loopholes for profiting developers

    Loopholes for profiting developers

    Dr Tony Whitbread shares his concerns that the review of the National Planning Policy Framework will significantly weaken the protection of Local Wildlife Sites, leaving ‘loopholes for profiteering developers’

  • A New Way to Build

    A New Way to Build

    ​The Wildlife Trusts are calling on developers, local authorities and Government to embrace a new, more holistic way of building: one that avoids damage to protected sites, and works with the natural surroundings to create gains for nature, and better health and well-being for residents.

  • Positive Signs for Environmental Protection

    Positive Signs for Environmental Protection

    Sussex Wildlife Trust have been anxious about the implications of the Withdrawal Bill on our UK Environmental Policy, after debate in Parliament, the Minister is taking positive steps towards guaranteeing the environmental protection.

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