Record fines for UK property developer who destroyed bat roost

Compensation of £10,730 ordered under a law normally deployed against drug dealers and hailed as ‘most significant conviction for bat crime ever recorded’

The Guardian

Last updated on 11 March 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United Kingdom
Region: 
Europe
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Plecotus auritus
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals