How Much Could You Be Fined for Great Crested Newt Crimes?

Whilst the penalty for killing and injuring great crested newts, or destroying their habitat is often quoted as £5,000, in fact you could get an unlimited fine and up to 6 months in prison for

Why Brexit Could Lead to More Fracking

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, could increase if Britain votes to leave the EU. Most of the environmental regulations that control fracking come from Europe and a vote for Brexit could allow the UK government to

Significant Penalties for Destroying Bat Roosts

To date fines handed out for wildlife crimes have often been set so low that it has been cheaper to pay the fine, than take the necessary action to comply with the law. However, in