(29 January 2013) Terence O'Rourke and Natural England are working in partnership to explore how the considerations of the Habitats Regulations can be incorporated more efficiently and effectively into the delivery of development projects.
Growth benefits from the natural environment
A groundbreaking toolkit which shows local economic planners how the natural environment can enhance economic growth and help avoid future costs to growth that could arise from the environment, has been launched.
Building a Better Environment: Our role in development and how we can help
Advice to local communities jointly prepared by Environment Agency, English Heritage, Forestry Commission and Natural England.
Capturing the legacy of London 2012
Organisers are setting new standards by embedding sustainability in all aspects of the event.
Microeconomic Evidence for the Benefits of Investment in the Environment
Research report (NERR033)
Association of Local Environmental Record Centres (ALERC) guidance on accessing biodiversity information (PDF)
Guidance for Local Authorities on accessing information including the distribution of legally protected, rare or threatened species, important habitats and designated sites.