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Two new Independent Members of the Joint Committee have been appointed.
This chapter updates and replaces the previous version and provides detailed guidance for use in selecting lowland grassland sites throughout Great Britain to recommend for notification as SSSIs.
Understanding the displacement impacts, as a one-off habitat loss, to seabird populations from offshore wind farm sites. Date for returns is Friday 28 November 2014 @ 09:00.
JNCC have published four new Marine Strategy Framework Directive reports for developing marine benthic habitat indicators as part of the overarching aim to achieve Good Environmental Status (GES) for the marine environment.
WeBS is the principal scheme for monitoring the populations of the UK’s wintering waterbirds, indicating the status of waterbird populations and the health of wetlands
A suite of draft SPAs in Scottish waters has been announced by Scottish Government.
Scotland welcomes designation of 30 Nature Conservation Marine Protected Areas to help conserve Scotland's rich marine heritage.
The 2013 winner of JNCC's Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies Nature Conservation Award is announced.
Experts from across the UK Overseas Territories in the South Atlantic gathered together for a regional workshop on Ascension Island, sharing conservation expertise and experience.
Recruitment is currently underway for two independent members of the Joint Committee