A Nature Conservation Review Volume 1

Vol. 1 of this report contains a synopsis of the choice of key sites and the reasons for their selection. It has seemed essential to present this choice in relation to a statement of the whole range of nature conservation interest in ...

Author: Derek Ratcliffe

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521203295

Category: Nature

Page: 452

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This 1977 book analyses and describes the wild flora and fauna of Britain and identifies important sites that exemplify this rich heritage.

A Nature Conservation Review Volume 2 Site Accounts

The Selection of Biological Sites of National Importance to Nature Conservation in Britain Derek A. Ratcliffe. CONTENTS VOLUME 1 page Illustrations and Tables ix Foreword xi Preface xiii Authorship and sources xiv Acknowledgements xv 1 ...

Author: Derek A. Ratcliffe

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521214033

Category: Nature

Page: 350

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This 1977 book analyses and describes the wild flora and fauna of Britain and identifies important sites that exemplify this rich heritage.

Guidelines for Baseline Ecological Assessment

Pond Action (1993) The Oxfordshire Pond Survey, Vol. 2, 196–199. Oxford Brookes University, Oxford. Putman, R.J. (1984) Facts from Faeces. Mammal Review, 14, 79–97. Ratcliffe, D.A. (1977) A Nature Conservation Review: Volume 1.

Author: The Institute of Environmental Assessment

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1135819505

Category: Science

Page: 160

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These best practice guidelines present the type and level of detail required for describing and evaluating the ecological baseline of an environmental assessment. These assessments are vital in determining whether or not there are issues of ecological importance for a site or proposed development and are an essential component of the environmental impact assessment process.

New Scientist

Wildlife resources of Great Britain Today is published a "Domesday" book of Britain's natural heritage*. ... The two volume document A Nature Conservation Review: The Selection of Biological Sites of National Importance to Nature ...

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New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.

Urban Environments History Biodiversity Culture

Ratcliffe, D. (1977) Nature Conservation Review Volume 1. CUP, Cambridge. ... Urban Ecosystems, 1, 63–75. Rhode, C.L.A. & Kendle, A.D. (1994) Human well-being, natural landscapes and wildlife in urban areas. A review. No.

Author: Ian D. Rotherham

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1904098622

Category: Biodiversity

Page: 108

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This volume is a retrospective publication of contributions originally to two national conferences / seminars held in Sheffield, on the theme of 'Urban Environments - History, Biodiversity and Culture'. To the updated papers from those events we have added invited current contributions on the themes of urban nature and urban ecology. Ideas and issues in urban ecology become more significant as globalisation, urbanisation and cultural severance shape our world and our future ecologies. This is paralleled by increasing interest in the underpinning science and research paradigms in relation to urban environmental spaces.In the early 2000s, ecologists new to the urban context suddenly became excited about the juxta-position of pollution and biodiversity in degraded and contaminated sites, something well-known to urban ecologists and naturalists since the 1980s or earlier. Similarly, the contributions of urban gardens to nature conservation were greeted with surprise and excitement.

Ecology and Management of Coppice Woodlands

Ratcliffe, D.A. (1977) A Nature Conservation Review, Volume 1, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Salisbury, E.J. (1924) The effects of coppicing as illustrated by the woods of Hertfordshire. Transactions of the Hertfordshire ...

Author: G.P. Buckley

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401123624

Category: Nature

Page: 336

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Contributed to by leading experts, this book looks at the history of coppice woodlands, their physical environment, the different management techniques used and their effects on the flora and fauna. The implications of this for conservation is controversial and this is debated in a lively way in many of the chapters.

Birds and Habitat

A Nature Conservation Review Volume 1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Ratcliffe, DA. (1990). Bird life of Mountain and Upland. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Ratcliffe, DA. (2005). Lapland: A Natural History.

Author: Robert J. Fuller

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521897564

Category: Nature

Page: 542

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Synthesises important concepts, patterns and issues relating to avian habitat selection, drawing on examples from Europe, North America and Australia.

Encyclopedia of the World s Biomes

Marine Nature Conservation Review: marine biotope classification for Britain and Ireland. Volume 1. Littoral biotopes. Version 97.06. Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report 229, Peterborough, UK.

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Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0128160977

Category: Science

Page: 3500

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Encyclopedia of the World’s Biomes is a unique, five volume reference that provides a global synthesis of biomes, including the latest science. All of the book's chapters follow a common thematic order that spans biodiversity importance, principal anthropogenic stressors and trends, changing climatic conditions, and conservation strategies for maintaining biomes in an increasingly human-dominated world. This work is a one-stop shop that gives users access to up-to-date, informative articles that go deeper in content than any currently available publication. Offers students and researchers a one-stop shop for information currently only available in scattered or non-technical sources Authored and edited by top scientists in the field Concisely written to guide the reader though the topic Includes meaningful illustrations and suggests further reading for those needing more specific information

Environmental Assessment in Practice

1: Good Practices for Environmental Impact Assessment of Development Projects, OECD, Paris. ... Data Books: 1. Vascular Plants, Royal Society for Nature Conservation, Lincoln. ... (1977) A Nature Conservation Review, Volumes 1 and 2.

Author: Owen Harrop

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134729782

Category: Science

Page: 240

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This text explains what constitutes good practice in applying environmental assessment as an environmental management tool. A wide range of case studies and other student text features are employed to demonstrate how the different methods, techniques and disciplines of environmental assessment can be used. The authors address the key concepts for environmental assessment procedures: methods for using E.A.; techniques for impact prediction and evaluation; environmental risk assessment; EA consultation and participation; project management; environmental statement review and post-project analysis; and strategic environmental assessment. Worldwide case studies include: gas pipelines, hydroelectric power plants, gold mining, river crossings, waste-to-energy plants and gravel extraction in England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, the USA, Venezuela, the Netherlands, Iceland, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Ghana.