Nature News issue 7
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 is included in this issue. Cover of Nature News 7
  • The Chairman of the JNCC, Katharine Bryan looks back on her time at JNCC.


8 million seabirds surveyed

  • The publication of Seabird Populations of Britain and Ireland.


Global Flyways

  • JNCC is involved in preparing for a major international conference Global Flyways.


JNCC soil conservation seminar at Reading University

  • Bringing together conservation officers and soil scientists, government advisors and academics the Reading seminar is designed to raise awareness of the nature conservation significance of soils.


Geological Conservation Review goes coast to coast

  • Volume 28 of the GCR Series was published in November 2003 and contains detailed descriptions of a group of GCR sites of interest for their contribution to the scientific study of coastal landscapes.


GMOs crop up again

  • Research into genetic modification harvests mixed results.


JNCC plays its part in international rescue

  • Malaysia hosts the Convention on Biological Diversity.


Steady progress on a new strategy

  • Throughout the year the Joint Committee has been developing a strategy which will set out what it aims to achieve for biological and geological diversity in the future.


47 million data points help assess global biodiversity

  • In October JNCC led the UK delegation at the Governing Board of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility.


Something to BRAG about

  • JNCC leads the UK Biodiversity Research Advisory Group.


David Ingram takes on the mantle

  • Professor David Ingram is appointed acting Chairman of JNCC.
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