Leach's Storm Petrel © Steve Round (rspb-images.com)

Support for seabird monitoring

A boost for UK seabird census


A group of offshore renewable energy companies has provided a much-needed financial boost to Seabirds Count, the fourth national census of the UK's breeding seabird populations.
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All eyes on a new worm species

Exciting discovery by JNCC, MSS and Thomson EC scientists


Unique new species has eyes at both ends of its body.
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JNCC Nature News

Spring 2019 edition


Second edition of the relaunched JNCC Nature News is now online, brimming with news and information on our UK and international work.
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Tranche 3 Marine Conservation Zones

Tranche 3 MCZ Designated

Third Tranche of MCZs announced


Defra announce the designation of the third tranche of Marine Conservation Zones.
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UK Marine Strategy Part 1 

Defra launch consultation


JNCC made a significant contribution to the UK Marine Strategy consultation on achieving good environmental status for our biologically diverse seas, leading on the marine mammals, marine birds and benthic habitats assessments.

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Long-tailed tit©NE/Allan Drewitt

2018 Breeding Bird Survey

Latest results now published


Information gathered from over 4,000 sites across the UK.

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UK National Contact Point  

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JNCC is the UK LIFE National Contact Point

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Working with us

 

JNCC is keen to participate collaboratively, as a project partner or a coordinator, in EU and other joint projects. Everything from simple partnerships to multidisciplinary projects or networks of scientists and researchers across all science and technology fields related to the environment. more>>>

JNCC's website is changing

We are currently undertaking a refresh of our website as our existing content management system is no longer fit for purpose. We will post information regarding when we expect the refreshed website to go live so please check back here for updates. Our current site will remain available in static form via The National Archives following the launch of the refreshed site.

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Annual Report and Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2018

 

During 2017/18, JNCC utilised our unique blend of skills and cost-effective working arrangements to fulfil our role as an impartial scientific authority on UK and international nature conservation. We provided evidence and advice on a wide range of topics to enable the four government administrations in the UK to meet their environmental priorities.

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JNCC Strategy

2017-2020

The strategy sets out the direction and scope of JNCC more>>>

2017 JNCC Strategy

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UK Biodiversity Framework

 The framework is designed to show how the work of the four UK countries joins up with work at a UK level to achieve the ‘Aichi targets’ and the aims of the EU biodiversity strategy. Read the framework

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