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UK Partnership Advocates Natural Capital Restoration to Boost Regional Prosperity

July 17, 2017 |

This article was originally published on Revitalization News.

“The Humber Estuary is internationally important for wildlife, and it houses the UK‘s largest port complex: seldom a good combination. It is designated as a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and a Special Protection Area (SPA) under the Habitats Regulations. It is also internationally important wetland under the Ramsar Convention. These designations form a European Marine Site (EMS).

The Humber Nature Partnership is one of 48 Local Nature Partnerships around England. The establishment of Local Nature Partnerships has come about as a result of commitments made by Government in the Natural Environment White Paper 2011. The Humber Nature Partnership works with its members and others to deliver the sustainable management of the Humber Estuary European Marine Site.

In June of 2017, the Humber Nature Partnership announce the launch of “Investing in Natural Capital: Creating the right environment for economic investment”. This document which sets out Humber Nature Partnership’s view of the importance of natural capital around the Humber and identifies opportunities for investing in it…”

Read on at: Revitalization News.

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