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Thomson Ecology HandbookNurturing Nature: Policy to protect and improve biodiversity 2012

TEH Index

Part 1: Legal frameworks

Part 2: Planning policy and other guidance

Part 3: Development and features of biodiversity importance

Part 4: Surveys and assessment

Part 5: Mitigation and enhancement

Part 6: Practical techniques

Nurturing Nature: Policy to protect and improve biodiversity 2012

(All UK)

The Policy Exchange’s Environment and Energy Unit issued a report in May 2012 to examine how the UK protects its habitats and biodiversity, and how current policy can be improved so that the decline in the state of the environment cannot just be halted, but be restored and enhanced. It also examines policy measures, such as biodiversity offsetting, to determine its success in reversing the decline in biodiversity over the past 60 years.

The key findings of the report were:

The policy recommendations are:

The policy aims should be:

Many of the recommendations set out in this report are radical and have not yet found their way into government policies and procedures.

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