Nature News Issue 8
Issue 8 of Nature News - JNCC's free A4 newsletter.


Nature News is a way of keeping you informed of JNCC's national and international conservation work.
The following is a summary of the information that is included in this issue. Image of cover of Nature News 8
  • JNCC's Annual Report 2002-2003 scooped the top prize of 'Public Service Annual Report/Review of the Year'.


  • David Ingram, acting chair, gives his review on the current work of JNCC.


  • UK plant strategy launched at the Seventh Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


  • Common Standards Monitoring guidance now online.


  • Elliot Morley MP, Minister for the Environment launched Estuarine Waterbirds at Low Tide publication.


  • Safety first with the third edition of Bat Workers' Manual.


  • Explaining why the checklists are a vital tool to CITES authorities in their day to day work.


  • British Lower Carboniferous Stratigraphy, volume 29, now published. This book contains detailed descriptions of a group of GCR sites that are protected as Earth science SSSIs for their contribution to the study of rocks of Early Carboniferous age in Britain.


  • An illustrated guide to British Upland Vegetation a publication that brings together all of the upland communities described in the National Vegetation Classification.


  • Marine Nature Conservation and Sustainable Development: the Irish Sea Pilot has now been completed.


  • JNCC has now been given the go-ahead to lead an EU Interreg-funded international marine habitat mapping programme.


  • JNCC attend latest Biodiversity Conference of the Parties.


  • JNCC gets a new director, Marcus Yeo is the Director of Resources and External Affairs.
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