Nature News issue 5
A free A4 leaflet. Available 3 times a year. This is a journal of JNCC's national and international conservation work .


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 iNature news 5 covers included in this issue.
  • Katharine Bryan surveys the scene as she joins JNCC in exciting times.


Geological Conservation Review Series marches on

  • Volumes 25 and 26 of the JNCC's GCR Series were published in October 2002, and further volumes of the 42-volume series are close to publication.


Safe haven for whales

  • Six species of cetaceans and great white shark afforded protection by the Convention on Migratory Species.


It's a fair CoP!

  • News on the eighth Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention.


Into the big blue

  • The summer was a busy time for marine Natura 2000 work with novel analysis being completed and the first marine Natura 2000 sites being proposed.


Species proposed for legal protection

  • Fourth Quinquennial Review of the Wildlife and Countryside Act,1981


Shark basks in CITES success

  • Over 1,500 delegates from 141 countries and observers from Non-Governmental Organisations met in Santiago for the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. 








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6 pages A4
ISSN 1479-3857
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