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GOTL | Ecologist Tom Langton: JNCC proposal on amphibians and reptiles

In this shortcast Tom Langton discusses the call for evidence made by the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) which could lead to the removal of legislative protection for many of the UK’s amphibians and reptiles, and could “allow snake-bashing to become lawful again”.
As Tom says, keeping moderately abundant animals from declining is as important as protecting rare species, as it is more expensive to recover the biomass once it’s disappeared”.

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