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Sites of special scientific interest.

Nature Conservancy Council (Great Britain)

Sites of special scientific interest.

by Nature Conservancy Council (Great Britain)

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Published by Nature Conservancy Council .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesSafleoedd o ddiddordeb gwyddonol arbennig.
The Physical Object
Pagination16,16p.
Number of Pages1616
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20965811M
ISBN 100861394747

  Sites of Special Scientific Interest and other European Conservation Sites Published 1 January Last updated 14 September — see all updatesAuthor: Planning Inspectorate. Get this from a library! Sites of special scientific interest in the Victorian coastal region: a report on geological & geomorphological aspects prepared for the Town and Country Planning Board. [E C F Bird; Victoria. Town and Country Planning Board.].

There are more than 4, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in England. SSSI’s cover around 8% of England’s land area. SSSI's were first established in by the Nature Conservancy so that the conservation of important sites of natural habitat, wildlife and geological heritage could be taken into account during the planning process. The Site of Special Scientific Interest/Area of Special Scientific Interest designation is the main site protection measure in the UK. All terrestrial Biosphere Reserves, Natural Heritage Sites, Biogenic Reserves, Special Protection Areas, Ramsar Sites, Areas of Special Protection, Special Areas of Conservation and.

Site of Special Scientific Interest facts for kids A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) is a type of legal conservation given to an area in the United Kingdom. They are sites of biological or geological interest, or both. Any activity which might affect an SSSI is illegal unless the appropriate planning body gives permission. SITE DETAILS: Notification date: 26/04/ Status: Live: Interest: Biological: Staff member responsible: Conservation Delivery Team: Area (Ha): Grid.


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Sites of special scientific interest by Nature Conservancy Council (Great Britain) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract The report presents an assessment of the benefits of Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) in England and Wales.

It presents evidence collected through a. Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) 3 If you are a new owner or occupier of an SSSI and you are reading this booklet for the first time, we would like to welcome you.

If you are a long-standing owner or occupier, we hope you will find this booklet a helpful guide to the SSSI legislation. Our local advisors look forward to working with. England’s first Sites of Special Scientific Interest were established inwith a purpose to protect the best of England’s natural habitats, wildlife and geological heritage for the benefit of present and future generations.

Today, over 4, sites exist covering more than a million hectares or per cent of the land surface of England. This paper outlines the geological importance of 50 sites as National GeoParks and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Three geological sites in Oman are so unique and so special that they warrant World Heritage status: the Semail Ophiolite, the world's largest, best exposed and most complete ophiolite; Jebel al-Akhdar; and the.

Books shelved as special-interest: The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan, Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Brai. 49 rows  The following is a list of Sites of Special Scientific Interest by Area of Search, in the. Sites of Special Scientific Interest.

These are scheduled by Natural England (NE), Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and Natural Resources Wales (NRW). SSSI's have strict legal protection and the landowner is responsible for their upkeep and management.

Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) represent the principal national designation for places of importance for biodiversity and geodiversity in Great Britain.

They are protected by law, and effort and resources are devoted to achieve sympathetic management to maintain their conservation Size: 1MB. In England, Sites of Special Scientific Interest are designated by Natural England, which is responsible for protecting England's natural environment.

Designation as an SSSI gives legal protection to the most important wildlife and geological sites. As of Augustthere are 37 sites designated in Greater London, 30 of which have been designated for their biological interest and 7 for their geological interest.

Two sites are Special. Natural England will ‘notify’ (or designate) the land as a site of special scientific interest (SSSI). The section: ‘New SSSI notifications’ tells you more about the designation process and your rights. This guide tells you what rules you must follow when you manage land you own or occupy within a SSSI.

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Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) What are SSSIs. SSSIs (or ASSIs 1 in Northern Ireland) are the UK’s very best wildlife and geological sites.

They cover a range of important wildlife habitats and species from wetlands and rivers, to remote Moorland and peat bogs, to flower-rich meadows, to exposed cliffs and shingle Size: 20KB.

Benefits of Sites of Special Scientific Interest Defra sites, and this information was recorded in order to provide an understanding of people's familiarity and types of use and benefits.

Seeing things for real, not just in books” - Carmarthen older group. A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Great Britain or an Area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI) in the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom and Isle of Man.

Sites of Special Scientific Interest 3 1 Introduction 1. The Government has a commitment to pursuing an evidence based approach to policy making with an emphasis on the role of science, as the Science and Technology Committee noted in its Report Scientific Advice, Risk File Size: KB. This is a list of the Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) in Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

In England the body responsible for designating SSSIs is Natural England, which chooses a site because of its fauna, flora, geological or physiographical features. Get this from a library. Code of guidance for sites of special scientific interest.

[Great Britain. Department of the Environment.; Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.; Great Britain. Scottish Office.; Great Britain. Welsh Office.]. Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) in England and Wales. This literature review examines available evidence about SSSIs and their ecological and economic benefits.

The structure of the review follows the Defra () impact pathway framework for assessing the. Sites of Special Scientific Interest Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has produced this booklet for the private owners and occupiers of areas of land and water that are important for the natural heritage, and have been designated as sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs).

The booklet explains how we work with you and others toFile Size: 1MB. A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) is a type of legal conservation given to an area in the United are sites of biological or geological interest, or both. Any activity which might affect an SSSI is illegal unless the appropriate planning body gives permission.

Owners of land must do what needs to be done to protect an SSSI which sits on their land. This is a list of the largest Sites of Special Scientific Interest in England in decreasing order of size.

A lower threshold of hectares or one square kilometre has been used.A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom.

SSSIs are the basic building block of site-based nature conservation legislation and most other legal nature/geological conservation designations in Great Britain are based upon them, including National Nature Reserves, Ramsar Sites, Special Protection Areas, and Special.Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Wales‎ (8 C, 3 F) Media in category "Sites of Special Scientific Interest" This category contains only the following on: United Kingdom.