Conservation in the Uk

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  • Conservation in the UK
    • Natural england
      • AIMS           -Conserve and enhance wildlife         -Help the rural economy -Encourage Tourism
      • Designations                  -SSSIs- scientific research     -LNR- benefits wildlife            -NNR- big LNR                   -MNR- marine wildlife                -SAC- vulnerable   species           -SPA- Birds           -SRP- endangered species         -AONB- conserve beautiful  areas
    • DEFRA
      • RAMSAR- Wetland                 BAP- valuable  species    ESS- Protect nat resources
    • International designations
      • RAMSAR, NATURA 2000: SPA, SAC
    • Agrienvironmental scheme -ESS
      • AIMS           -Conserve wildlife         -maintain/ enhance landscape       -protect historic env   -promote public access/ understanding -protect nat resources
      • Grants are given if it is env beneficial plan                Points are awarded for features that benefit wildlife e.g hedgrows - provide habitat
    • voluntary organisations
      • RSPB-  UK  specific for birds, raises public awareness  env issues
      • WWF- international,  endangered species, env issues, public awareness, education, fundraising
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    • Conservation in the UK
      • Natural england
        • AIMS           -Conserve and enhance wildlife         -Help the rural economy -Encourage Tourism
        • Designations                  -SSSIs- scientific research     -LNR- benefits wildlife            -NNR- big LNR                   -MNR- marine wildlife                -SAC- vulnerable   species           -SPA- Birds           -SRP- endangered species         -AONB- conserve beautiful  areas
      • DEFRA
        • RAMSAR- Wetland                 BAP- valuable  species    ESS- Protect nat resources
      • International designations
        • RAMSAR, NATURA 2000: SPA, SAC
      • Agrienvironmental scheme -ESS
        • AIMS           -Conserve wildlife         -maintain/ enhance landscape       -protect historic env   -promote public access/ understanding -protect nat resources
        • Grants are given if it is env beneficial plan                Points are awarded for features that benefit wildlife e.g hedgrows - provide habitat
      • voluntary organisations
        • RSPB-  UK  specific for birds, raises public awareness  env issues
        • WWF- international,  endangered species, env issues, public awareness, education, fundraising
    • Management practices
      • Farming  -  grazing- out compete       field boundary -  biological  corridors
      • Hunting/ fishing - maintenance  cover - woodland, moorland burning, interest in fishing- economic value
      • Woodland - coppicing pollarding
    • threatened habitats
      • WETLANDS
        • drainage for farming, urban expansion, recreation, pollution
      • THE BROADS
        • Cutting reeds, marsh hay               eutrophication - lack of air in water caused by fertilizer runoff - encourage growth of algae, introduced species

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