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The Nature of Change: Martin Brasher
The Nature of Change: Martin Brasher
The Nature of Change: Martin Brasher
The Nature of Change: Martin Brasher
The Nature of Change: Martin Brasher
The Nature of Change: Martin Brasher
The Nature of Change: Martin Brasher
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The Nature of Change: Martin Brasher

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The England Biodiversity Strategy …

The England Biodiversity Strategy
Martin Brasher, Head of Defra's Wildlife, Habitats and Biodiversity Division

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  • 1. The Natural Environment: Protecting our Biodiversity
  • 2. ‘ Everybody wants biodiversity, but nobody is prepared to do anything about it’.
  • 3. Three main elements: - A New CBD Strategic Plan (20 targets) - A Resource Mobilisation Package to support implementation - Historic agreement on a protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing Nagoya
  • 4. Sir John Lawton’s Panel 24 recommendations ‘ More, Bigger, Better, Joined’
  • 5. Nagoya Lawton European Biodiversity Strategy National Ecosystem Assessment Natural Environment White Paper/Think BIG England Biodiversity Strategy Recent Events/Publications
  • 6. NEWP – main themes:
    • Protecting and Improving the Natural Environment
    • Growing a green economy
    • Reconnecting people and nature
    • International and EU leadership
  • 7. NEWP – Biodiversity elements:
    • Endorsed Lawton
    • Nature Improvement Areas
    • Offsets
    • Quantifiable targets
    • International Climate Fund
    • Darwin
  • 8. Funding:
    • £10m of new money for NIAs, etc
    • £92m over four years to clean up rivers
    • £25m for Darwin
    • Agri-environment schemes, Catchment Sensitive Farming, etc.
  • 9.
    • 2010 a turning point
    • Budgets have held up
    • 92 commitments in NEWP – cross-Departmental
    • Cause for optimism
    • Martin,brasher@defra.gsi.gov.uk
    Conclusion

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