Six proposed marine SPAs around England
Proposed SPAs in English territorial waters and UK offshore waters around England for rare and vulnerable birds, as well as regularly occurring migratory birds in Europe.
Consultation now open on proposed marine SPAs
JNCC and Natural Resources Wales have today launched a consultation on three proposed marine special protection areas (SPAs) in Welsh territorial waters and UK offshore waters around Wales.
Consultation now open
Consultation on Harbour Porpoise pSACs
The public consultation on the proposals is now open and lasts until 19 April 2016.
UK Biodiversity Indicators 2015
Published on 19 January 2016, including new measures on animal genetic resources, distribution of priority species, and expanded coverage for status of pollinators.
New areas in English waters awarded environmental protection
Twenty-three new Marine Conservation Zones, including seven offshore MCZs, are being added to the UK’s MPA network. JNCC provided scientific advice on the offshore sites announced, and have produced site information centres for all offshore MCZs.
JNCC review announced
Defra and the devolved administrations are conducting a joint review of JNCC to establish the most effective and efficient delivery model, across the UK, for the functions performed by JNCC now and in the future.
The review team welcomes comments on the review and these should be sent to
JNCC committed to Open Data
Opening up JNCC's data archives
As part of the #OpenDefra campaign JNCC publish data inventory and first batch of marine survey data.