Nature News 13
Nature News 13
Issue 13 of Nature News featuring key areas of JNCC's 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. Front page of issue 13 of Nature News

Chairman's Introduction - A time of change and progress

  • JNCC is making great strides in influencing key stakeholders and partners


Good news for otters and bats, bad news for squirrels and hedgehogs

  • The Tracking Mammals Partnership (TMP) 2006 summary update 


Gong for going green

  • JNCC awarded an official accreditation for reducing environmental impacts


Big on biodiversity in Brussels

  • UK Nature and Landscape Office hosts reception for celebrating the theme of Europe's Green Week 2006 - Biodiversity is Life


Working to save albatrosses

  • UK is second most important nation for this endangered species 


Surfing the net for seabed maps

  • Prototype of MESH webGIS, an online interactive mapping system of seabed habitats around north-west Europe, is launched 


A route through uncharted waters

  • First marine landscape maps for UK seas 


Tight lines at fishing 2006

  • Country Agencies engage the fishing community at Glasgow exhibition


UK Nature Barometer monitors the nation's pulse

  • Trends in UK habitats, species and geology revealed in launch at The Roof Gardens, Kensington


  • Common Standards Monitoring for Designated Sites: First Six Year Report published as part of the UK Nature Barometer, assessing species, habitats and geology on over 6,000 protected areas


Mission: Montserrat

  • JNCC help facilitate workshop developing plant conservation strategies throughout the wider Carribean region


National Biodiversity Network (NBN) Trust Annual Report 2005/6

  • The NBN Trust Annual Report is now available to view and download from the NBN communications website


Vegetation: Classified

  • National Vegetation Classification (NVC) users handbook hits the shelves


Climate changes for waterbirds

  • Senegal conference delivers several beneficial agreements


More Recognition for JNCC Annual Reports

  • JNCC Annual Report amongst the finalists for major publishing awards


Marathon Man

  • JNCC's Richard Ferris recounts his experience of running the toughest footrace on Earth
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A4 leaflet, 12 pages
ISSN 1479-3857
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