Scotland reveals biodiversity plan

1st July 2013


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The Scottish government has unveiled a revised biodiversity plan, which supplements the 2004 strategy and outlines desired outcomes for the end of the decade

Entitled the 2020 challenge, the plan differs from the 2004 document by providing greater detail in some areas and setting out measures to achieve international goals, such as the so-called Aichi targets, and those outlined in the EU biodiversity strategy for 2020.

The Scottish plan contains three main aims: protect and restore biodiversity on land and in seas; connect people with the natural world; and maximise the benefits for Scotland of a diverse natural environment.


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