Latest Report Card from the Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership, of which JNCC is a partner organisation, has been published providing its most comprehensive assessment yet on how climate change is affecting UK waters.
Monitoring breeding performance shows knock-on effects from fishing activities in the North Sea on seabird populations.
These MCZs will further contribute to the emerging network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in UK water.
JNCC are inviting expressions of interest from contractors to fulfil the ‘Dive Officer’ role (Diving at Work Regulations, 1997) to support JNCC’s dive team activities over the next 3 years. Closing date for submission is Monday 2 December 2013 16:00.
The contractor is required to review successful methods used by biodiversity researchers for engaging stakeholders. Closes 25 November 2013 13:00 hrs.
Tenders invited for contract to identify whether persistent areas of harbour porpoise and bottlenose dolphin densities are supported by available evidence. Closes 15 November 2013.
The consultation period for the UK Report for Article 12 of the EU Birds Directive ends 17:00 Friday 1 November 2013.
This update shows four new indicators and revisions on a number of others.
Good news for two small finches Siskins and Lesser Redpolls in the recently published Breeding Birds Survey 2012, run jointly by BTO, JNCC and RSPB, but a significant decrease in Greenfinch numbers.
JNCC Chair Peter Bridgewater's term has been extended.