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Biodiversity Auditing

Published Thursday, March 26, 2015

Biodiversity supports the ecosystem services humans rely on for well-being and economic resources. Areas that have had an audit can make more effective use of ecological data to meet planning and conservation objectives for biodiversity. This POSTnote summarises the data sources used and the advantages of the audit approach for addressing biodiversity loss.

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Author: Jonathan Wentworth

Topics: Biodiversity, Environmental protection, Planning, Wildlife

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