Heathrow expansion would be disastrous for wildlife, campaigners say

Noise and pollution would threaten thousands of animals in Richmond Park, group says The impact of thousands of newly routed flights over Richmond Park has been almost completely ignored in Heathrow airport’s environmental impact report on the third runway, campaigners have said. As the consultation on Heathrow expansion approached closure on Friday, environmental campaigners said the effect of the expansion on the biodiversity, tranquility and environment on the park had yet to be properly addressed. Continue reading...