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Alternative solutions for restoring biodiversity and regenerating rural economies. - WC0758

Description
The overall aim of the project is to identify opportunities for coupling semi-habitat restoration with recreation and tourism. Biodiversity restoration is typically tied to traditional land use and particularly to farming and forestry. The UK Government makes significant investments in habitat restoration through farming schemes, which are by their nature, short-term and dispersed. Larger, longer-term restoration is more secure in the face of the changing climate. Studies of re-wilding, for, have generally identified limited opportunities in the managed landscape of the UK. However, managed landscapes of high nature value, such as the New Forest or Norfolk Broads generate significant business opportunities linked to tourism
Project Documents
• Final Report : Analysis of the costs and benefits of Alternative solutions for restoring Biodiversity   (2859k)
• Executive Summary : Analysis of the costs and benefits of alternative solutions for restoring biodiversity   (99k)
• Final Report - Annex : Analysis of the costs and benefits of Alternative solutions for restoring Biodiversity - Appendix 1   (5786k)
• Final Report - Annex : Analysis of the costs and benefits of Alternative solutions for restoring Biodiversity - Appendix 2   (72k)
• Final Report - Annex : Analysis of the costs and benefits of Alternative solutions for restoring Biodiversity - Appendix 3   (88k)
• Final Report - Annex : Analysis of the costs and benefits of Alternative solutions for restoring Biodiversity - Appendix 4   (68k)
• Final Report - Annex : Analysis of the costs and benefits of Alternative solutions for restoring Biodiversity - Appendix 5   (74k)
• Final Report - Annex : Analysis of the costs and benefits of Alternative solutions for restoring Biodiversity - Appendix 6   (69k)
• Final Report - Annex : Analysis of the costs and benefits of Alternative solutions for restoring Biodiversity - Appendix 7   (126k)
• Information Leaflet : Analysis of the costs and benefits of Alternative solutions for restoring Biodiversity - Leaflet   (5140k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2009

To: 2010

Cost: £74,610
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University of Bournemouth
Keywords
Biodiversity              
Environmental Protection              
Habitat conservation              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Wildlife Conservation