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JNCC Chairman Chris Gilligan has been reappointed for a term of three years.
The OSPAR Commission has just launched a major new assessment of the state of our marine environment and the pressures caused by marine activities and JNCC has played a key part in helping to assess the biodiversity elements of the report.
The RCUK Policy Internships scheme awards three-month internships to students supported by the Research Councils at one of a group of UK-based policy organisations. The call opening date is 19th June 2017.
The majority of UK butterfly species experienced a decline in number in 2016 according to latest statistics.
Chief Fisheries & Ocean Governance Officer, Alwyn Ponteen received advanced training in the use and analysis of IVMS data at the Succorfish office in February. This was followed by meetings with UK fisheries experts.
As part of the UKs commitment to the implementation of the EU Habitats Directive five harbour porpoise SACs have been submitted to the European Commission.
JNCC has launched a public consultation on the Irish Sea Front marine potential Special Protection Area.
JNCC has launched a public consultation on a boundary amendment to the Croker Carbonate Slabs cSAC/SCI.
JNCC have been working on improving the conservation advice we provide for offshore Marine Protected Areas. The new approach is based on recommended best practise and feedback from current users.
A representative from JNCC’s Marine Protected Sites Team has joined colleagues from Cefas to deliver a Marine Protected Area (MPA) training course to the Environment Public Authority in Kuwait.