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Suffolk Coastal Processes – New report available from The Crown Estate

‘The Crown Estate has recently supported work which improves general knowledge of the physical processes off the Suffolk coast. The objective of the most recent study, carried out for The Crown Estate by HR Wallingford, was to provide a new baseline of information for the stretch of coastline from the mouth of the river Deben,

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Marine Noise Registry Launched by JNCC and Defra

The Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) and Defra have launched the Marine Noise Registry (MNR) which will aim to record human activities in UK seas which produce a frequency between a range of 1oHz and 10kHz. The MNR will primarily be used to collect location and date data on noisy activities during development phases and

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Severn Estuary: Long Term Morphology Reports from Crown Estate

Two new reports have been published by the Crown Estate regarding physical processes of the Severn Estuary. The reports are labelled: ‘Severn Estuary Long Term Morphology, Synthesis of data and modelling studies’ and ‘Severn Estuary Long Term Morphology, an updated review of baseline changes – report on LiDAR data’. The reports will provide an updated overview

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Revocation of the Regional Strategy for the North West

On April 24th the Secretary of State laid in Parliament the statutory instrument revoking the Regional Strategy for the North West. The Regional Strategy for the North West (Revocation) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/934) will come into force on 20th May 2013. The Regional Strategy for the North West comprises both the North West of England Plan

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National Sustainable Development Indicators – consultation responses published

Earlier this year Defra carried out an informal consultation on a new set of national sustainable development indicators. These should provide an overview of national progress on key issues that are important economically, socially and environmentally in the long term.  They are intended to complement the National Wellbeing Measures published by the Office for National Statistics.

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