Seamount communities, Hebrides Terrace Seamount © Heriot-Watt University, JNCC & NERC
30 new Marine Protected Areas for Scotland
Using scientific advice provided by JNCC, 13 new offshore Nature Conservation Marine Protected Areas have been designated in Scotland's waters beyond 12nm. These areas are part of the wider network of 30 MPAs designated to help conserve Scotland's rich marine heritage.
Blue Turtle Award winner Jeremy Madeiros with Cahow chick © Jeremy Madeiros
Petrel power brings Blue Turtle to Bermuda
The dedication shown by Jeremy Madeiros over the last 14 years in helping conserve one of the world's most endangered species has seen him be the worthy winner of JNCC's Blue Turtle Award for Nature Conservation in the UK's Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies.
Loch Lomond © Lorne Gill SNH
JNCC Report No. 521
Compelling evidence shows that atmospheric deposition of reactive nitrogen represents a major threat to biodiversity in Europe. This report provides an overview of a workshop which explored practical solutions to reduce this impact.
Cushion star in Turbot Bank pMPA © JNCC and CEFAS
JNCC Report No. 518
JNCC have published a report addressing scientific responses to the consultation on Nature Conservation MPAs in Scotland's seas.
Neckera crispa on ash © David Genney/SNH
JNCC Report No. 483
The potential ecological impact of ash dieback in the UK.
The purpose of this report is to provide supporting scientific information to help inform the policy makers, land managers and advisers involved in management of woodlands and trees so that potential impacts of ash dieback on biodiversity are appropriately understood and considered.
Redshank © Edmund Fellowes BTO
The Wetland Bird Survey
An up-to-date overview of the most important UK sites for waterbirds.