The ecosystem approach is the primary implementation framework
of the Convention on Biological Diversity
The UK has significant amounts of information about its
biodiversity, collected across a broad spread of species and
habitats by professionals, by expert amateurs and through citizen
science. This information provides an essential source of
evidence for reporting biodiversity change and the impact of
policies and actions to conserve biodiversity.
The status and trends of the UK’s natural environment underpin
most of the work undertaken by the Joint Nature Conservation
Committee and the nature conservation agencies in the four
countries of the UK.
advisory body has been set up to advise the Government on the
sustainable use of England's natural capital