Why one UK city is requiring new buildings to include a special brick for birds and bees

Read the full story at Fast Company.

New planning laws in Brighton and Hove now require developers to install bricks for bees and swifts into all new buildings taller than five meters. These are hollow bricks with an entrance hole for birds, or bricks with lots of small holes to allow tubes for nesting bees. Hackney Council has adopted rules requiring new build projects to include swift bricks.

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