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A group of offshore renewable energy companies has provided a much-needed financial boost to Seabirds Count, the fourth national census of the UK’s breeding seabird populations.
An exciting NEW worm species, with eyes at both ends of its body, has been collected by JNCC and Marine Scotland Science whilst on survey. Identified by Thomson Environmental Consultants, the worm is now held at National Museums Scotland in Edinburgh.
In April 2019 JNCC revised their single policy on Evidence Quality Assurance, which is based on previous policies.
Prof Christine Maggs and Carolina Schmidtz, Chilean Minister for the Environment, sign a Memorandum of Understanding for joint working on Marine Protected Areas and a workshop on challenges and opportunities associated with MPA monitoring and management.
JNCC's Ant Maddock recently spent a week in Angola working on a project to restore an area of Afromontane forest.
An outstanding achievement and richly deserved reward.
Report cards explaining the affect of climate change on UK marine habitats and species published
JNCC is in the process of revising Guidelines for selection of biological SSSIs. A number of newly-revised Chapters have recently been published.
Sombrero Island now joins a network of over 2,300 sites that conserve and protect some of the world's most significant wetlands.