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Fourth Article 17 UK Habitats Directive Report (2019): Supporting Information (habitats & species) 2019

Freshwater Marine Terrestrial European Reporting UK Biodiversity

Abstract

Every six years, all EU Member States are required, under Article 17 of the EU Habitats Directive, to report on the implementation of the Directive. The fourth UK Habitats Directive Report was submitted to the European Commission in August 2019.

Included here is the supporting summary information, including the spreadsheets with summary statistics of the UK conclusions, and the underpinning reporting information at country / offshore / UK-level. This includes:

  • Summary of conclusions
  • UK conservation status assessments for habitats and species
  • Country/offshore habitat and species information

Most of the background information used to create the UK reports was provided by the country nature conservation bodies (CNCBs) in England (Natural England), Northern Ireland (Northern Ireland Environment Agency), Scotland (Scottish Natural Heritage), Wales (Natural Resources Wales) and the UK (JNCC). Information was also provided from a range of other sources, including non-government organisations (NGOs), academia and industry. All relevant sources of information used to produce the UK assessments are listed in the individual feature reports.

Article 17 2019 UK Summary of conclusions (spreadsheet)

The 'Summary of Conclusions spreadsheet' provides an overview of the UK metropolitan area (ATL; MATL) Conservation Status assessments. It includes four worksheets:

  1. Explanatory information on the reporting context and definitions of key terminology used within the assessments;
  2. Summary tables – a series of overview tables of the 2019 conservation status assessments by species and habitats, together with the conservation assessments provided in the 2007 and 2013 reporting rounds.
  3. Species conclusions summary – this provides the assessment of overall conservation status and trend by species, together with reasons for change since the 2013 assessment (where relevant), and the parameter conclusions for range, population, habitat for the species and future prospects.
  4. Habitats conclusion summary – this provides the assessment of overall conservation status and trend by habitat, together with reasons for change since the 2013 assessment (where relevant), and the parameter conclusions for range, area, structure and functions and future prospects.

Article 17 2019 UK conservation status assessments for species and habitats

These spreadsheets are a download of the report tool database submitted to the European Commission by the UK. They provide the complete suite of results for each species and habitat across the reporting fields.

  • For habitats, the reporting sections include: 1. General information; 2. Maps; 3. Biogeographical and marine regions; 4. Range; 5. Area covered by habitat; 6. Structure and functions; 7. Main pressures and threats; 8. Conservation measures; 9. Future prospects; 10. Conservation status conclusions and trend; 11. Natura 2000 coverage for Annex I habitats; 12. Complementary information.

  • For species, the reporting sections include: 1. General information; 2. Maps; 3. Information related to Annex V species; 4. Biogeographical and marine regions; 5. Range; 6. Population; 7. Habitat for the species; 8. Main pressures and threats; 9. Conservation measures; 10. Future prospects; 11. Conservation status conclusions and trend; 12. Natura 2000 coverage for Annex II species; 13. Complementary information.

Article 17 2019 Country/offshore habitat and species information

These spreadsheets are a download of the reporting information collated by each country, which formed the basis of the UK conservation status assessments for habitats and species. It provides the complete suite of results for each habitat and species from each country with audit notes where relevant.

  • For habitats, the reporting sections include: 1. General information; 2. Maps; 3. Biogeographical and marine regions; 4. Range; 5. Area covered by habitat; 6. Structure and functions; 7. Main pressures and threats; 8. Conservation measures; 9. Future prospects; 10. Conservation status conclusions and trend; 11. Natura 2000 coverage for Annex I habitats; 12. Complementary information.
  • For species, the reporting sections include: 1. General information; 2. Maps; 3. Information related to Annex V species; 4. Biogeographical and marine regions; 5. Range; 6. Population; 7. Habitat for the species; 8. Main pressures and threats; 9. Conservation measures; 10. Future prospects; 11. Conservation status conclusions and trend; 12. Natura 2000 coverage for Annex II species;13. Complementary information.

Resource type NonGeographicDataset

Topic category Biota

Reference date 2019··

Lineage
All EU Member States are required to report on implementation of the EU Habitats Directive every six years (under Article 17 of the Directive). The fourth UK report was produced in 2019.

Responsible organisation
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC custodian

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Released under the Open Government Licence v3.0. Attribution statement: "Contains public sector data © JNCC/NE/NRW/SNH/DAERA. Licence: OGL"

Metadata date 2019·10·18

Metadata point of contact
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC

Temporal extent 2013·· 2018··

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