‘Paving’ the way for biodiversity in new building

The UK Green Building Council is making recommendations to improve biodiversity in urban landscapes, potentially bringing wildlife back into the city and providing green corridors "to allow mammals to commute":

Under recommendations from the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) for developers, planners and policy-makers, otters could return to urban rivers, bats could roost under bridges, swifts could flock to office blocks and peregrine falcons could soar above cathedrals.

(Via Worldchanging.)