Wildlife and biodiversity
The UK has a rich and varied natural heritage of plants, animals and their habitats. The term biodiversity encompasses the whole variety of terrestrial life - all species of plants and animals, the genetic variation between them and the habitats in which they live. It is not restricted to rare or threatened species but includes the whole of the natural world from the commonplace to the critically endangered.
The land-based industries have an important role in the conservation of natural resources, in the maintenance of indigenous wildlife and its diversity, and the impact on its sustainability.
A sample of Items held in the Wildlife and biodiversity category
- 1578: Upland waders flourish on managed grouse moors
- The provision of plant and invertebrate resources for farmland birds in pastoral landscapes.
- Badger problems: use of electric fencing to prevent agricultural damage (TIN027)
- Scrub clearance enhances floristic species richness on a green lane with restricted motorised vehicular access in Stanford Rivers, Essex, England.
- Climate change: be part of the solution. Focus on helping farm biodiversity to adapt
- 1817: Biodiversity offsetting
- 1310: Ecosystem assessment - wellbeing
- 1932: Natural Capital
- Effects of different grass treatments used to create overwintering habitat for predatory arthropods on arable farmland
- 1128: bTB consultation – badger control
There are currently no subcategories in the Wildlife and biodiversity section.
Where Am I?
The OpenFields Library is a free online library contains items of interest to practitioners and researchers in the agricultural and landbased industries.