AQA ENVS1 - Designated Areas of protection

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Local Nature Reserve
Owned and controlled by local authorities for the benefit of the wildlife and the local communities.
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Special Protection Area
Designated by Natural England under the EU Birds Directive. These sites are of importance for breeding, feeding, wintering, or migration of birds.
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Ramsar Site
Designated under the 1971 Ramsar Convention. These are wetlands of international importance for birds. (E.G RSPB Minsmere)
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Natura 2000
SPA's and SAC's make up this series of sites in the EU
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National Nature Reserve
Designated by Natural England.These are areas with complete communities of species. There are over 200 in England.
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Marine Nature Reserve
Conserve and provide opportunities for the study of marine wildlife and interesting marine geological and geophysical features
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Sites of Special Scientific Interest
Designated by Natural England under the Wildlife Conservation Act of 1981. The sites have particular interest due to fauna, flora and geology or landforms
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Special Areas of Conservation
Designated under the EU birds directive. These provide rare and vulnerable animals and plants with increased protection and management
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Designated by Natural England under the EU Birds Directive. These sites are of importance for breeding, feeding, wintering, or migration of birds.

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Special Protection Area

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Designated under the 1971 Ramsar Convention. These are wetlands of international importance for birds. (E.G RSPB Minsmere)

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SPA's and SAC's make up this series of sites in the EU

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Designated by Natural England.These are areas with complete communities of species. There are over 200 in England.

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