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CITIES
Conservation and sustainability in historical cities
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Wildlife and Countryside Act
Aims to protect the wildlife and countryside of the UK
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I.W.C
International Whaling conservation
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W.W.T
Wildfowl and Wetlands trust is an organisation involved in the conservation of wetland habitats
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R.S.P.B
The royal society for the protection of birds (British organisation)
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N.N.R
Secure protection of the most important areas of wildlife habitat
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W.W.F
(World Wildlife Fund) Aims to conserve nature and ecological processes
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National Park
A scenic or historically important area of countryside protected by the federal government for the enjoyment of the general public
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Natural England
Enjoyment and sustainable use of the natural environment
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Countryside Council for Wales
Government wildlife conservation authority for Wales
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S.S.S.I
Areas of particular interest because of plants, animals or landforms
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M.N.R
Conserve marine wildlife and interesting geological features
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S.P.A
Help protect and manage areas that are important for rare birds
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S.A.C
Provides protection for vulnerable animals, plants and habitats
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DEFRA
The department for environment, food and rural affairs. Its the government department responsible for environmental protection
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RAMSAR
International treaty for the conservation and sustainable utilization of wetlands (Exe Estuary)
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HOTSPOT
Regions of high conservation priority combining high richness, high endemism and high threat
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D.W.T
Dorset Wildlife trust (conserving Dorset)
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C.F.P
Common fisheries policy (European Union's instrument for the management of fisheries and agriculture).
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E.S.S
Environmental stewardship scheme- providing funding to farmers and other land managers in England
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A.O.N.B
Areas of Natural Beauty- The Cotswolds conservation
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Aims to protect the wildlife and countryside of the UK

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Wildlife and Countryside Act

Card 3

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International Whaling conservation

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Card 4

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Wildfowl and Wetlands trust is an organisation involved in the conservation of wetland habitats

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The royal society for the protection of birds (British organisation)

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sarahkilshaw

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this is good but it would be even better if you said on each card what the initials stand for as you haven't on all cards but have on some :) Great cards

nishcat

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^^ some of the initials I forgot what it stands for and I had to go though my textbook, it would of been helpful if it was mentioned on the cards but otherwise great cards :)

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