Biodiversity in Britain at risk from standstill due to coronavirus

Biodiversity in Britain at risk from standstill due to coronavirus Wildlife Trusts warn of effects from neglected reserves and species loss, to fly-tipping and illegal shootingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhile lockdown has allowed some a greater appreciation of spring and the fun of seeing goats, sheep and deer foraying into urban landscapes, Covid-19 is wreaking havoc with UK biodiversity as vital conservation projects are put on hold.On Friday conservationists warned of “desperate times” with an explosion in invasive non-native species during prolific spring growth and the deterioration of rare and historic wildlife meadows that could take years to restore. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/24/biodiversity-in-britain-at-risk-from-standstill-due-to-coronavirus