Biodiversity UK

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This article focuses on information specific to the United Kingdom. Please see our Biodiversity page for a topic overview.


What communities can do[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Citizens data initiative[edit | edit source]

BirdTrack

England biodiversity indicators, National Statistics, GOV.UK

Nature’s Calendar, Woodland Trust site to help see the effects of global warming on Nature’s Calendar

Maps[edit | edit source]

Magic, geographic information about the natural environment from across government.

Networks[edit | edit source]

"XRR is a rewilding wing of Extinction Rebellion, with over 10K members. Our aims are to rewild and regenerate.
To plant trees. Create forest gardens. Rewilded landscapes. Encourage community permaculture and sharing. Reforest moors. Flourish wild inner landscapes.
We actively seek to reach out & collaborate with individuals and environment-focussed groups who share similar aims."

Other resources[edit | edit source]

  • Countryside Survey, 2007
  • Environment Agency, information from GOV.UK. Non-departmental public body, sponsored by the United Kingdom government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), with responsibilities relating to the protection and enhancement of the environment in England W
  • How to include wildlife in Neighbourhood Plans, sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk
  • Natural England, information from GOV.UK. Non-departmental public body of the UK government responsible for ensuring that England's natural environment, including its land, flora and fauna, freshwater and marine environments, geology and soils, are protected and improved. It also has a responsibility to help people enjoy, understand and access the natural environment. W
  • Wild About Gardens

Research[edit | edit source]

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology W, United Kingdom's Centre of Excellence for integrated research in hydrology, terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems and their interaction with the atmosphere.

Video[edit | edit source]

News and comment[edit | edit source]

see separate article: Biodiversity UK news

Events[edit | edit source]

2015

September 26 - October 4, Red Squirrel Week The Wildlife Trusts

Nature recovery network[edit | edit source]

National nature reserves in England[edit | edit source]

National nature reserves in England are designated by Natural England as key places for wildlife and natural features in England. They were established to protect the most significant areas of habitat and of geological formations. NNRs are managed on behalf of the nation, many by Natural England itself, but also by non-governmental organisations, including the members of The Wildlife Trusts partnership, the National Trust, and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

There are 229 NNRs in England covering 939 square kilometres (363 square miles). Often they contain rare species or nationally important species of plants, insects, butterflies, birds, mammals, etc.

Campaigns[edit | edit source]

Save our roadside flowers, littlegreenspace.org.uk

See also[edit | edit source]


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External links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]