Nature News Issue 17: Spring 2008
Issue 17 of JNCC's newsletter Nature News. Focusing on the organisation's national and international conservation work.


Nature News is a way of keeping you informed of JNCC's national and international conservation work.
Front cover of JNCCs Nature News Issue 17
The following is a summary of the information that is included in this issue:

Chair's Introduction

  • Introduction by JNCC's Chair, Peter Bridgewater.


Second Habitats Directive report delivered to Europe

  • Every six years, Member States of the European Union are required to report on implementation of the Habitats Directive.


Collaboration is key

  • JNCC's Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies programme and the Isle of Man Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry host a communication workshop.


What goes in and what comes out

  • The economic links between the UK economy and global ecosystems.


Marking the boundaries for nature conservation

  • JNCC collaborate with other agencies and Government departments on environmental and geographic information.


Cohab 2008

  • Second International Conference on Health and Biodiversity attended by JNCC.


Mission accomplished on marine publication series

  • Final Marine Nature Conservation Review book is published.


Tracking Mammals Partnership

  • 2008 UK Mammals Update of population trends is published. 


MESH is dead, long live MESH!

  • MESH project comes to a close.


The fine detail of working together

  • New booklet describes who does what in nature and landscape conservation in the UK.


Nations unite to save endangered birds of prey

  • Conference on international agreement to conserve endangered migratory birds of prey.


Conservation Conversation

  • Q & A with Committee member, Patrick Casement. 



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