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England's national biodiversity plan

England's national biodiversity plan

On the 19th August, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), led by Caroline Spelman (Secretary of State), published 'Biodiversity 2020 ', a document which sets out the strategy for halting biodiversity decline in England over the next decade. The most recent analysis for the UK National Ecosystem Assessment (NEA ) indicated that over 40% of priority habitats and 30% of priority species were declining. Biodiversity loss is a matter of international concern; indeed this strategy is largely the result of last year's Convention on Biological Diversity conference in Nagoya, Japan. Preventing further biodiversity decline is vital to maintaining the services that ecosystems provide which make human existence possible and enhance quality of life. So is the strategy adequate, and is it likely to be achieved? Key announcements One of the key announcements is ...

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