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Torfaen County Borough Council

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… 2019. State of Nature Partnership 5. Welsh Government has introduced legislation and frameworks to help ensure that nature is protected, they also declared a nature emergency in 2021. Under the Environment (Wales) Act, public bodies in Wales have a ‘biodiversity duty’ that is set out in legislation. This requires that we ‘must seek to maintain and enhance biodiversity so far…

… by: 10. Improving the management of our green spaces to support biodiversity and ecological resilience; build climate change resilience and better balance land use pressures. 6 of 21 11. Developing a collective understanding of climate risks and work with partners to start developing effective local adaptation responses. 2.0 CLIMATE AND NATURE EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN The following…

… resources will support biodiversity and ecological resilience. How we manage our natural resources can help support our capacity to adapt to climate change e.g. by managing water in the landscape and reducing the impact of temperature rise. A more equal Wales There are a range of health risks associated with a changing climate which have the potential to have the greatest impact on the most…

… the conservation of biodiversity; - Ensure designated sites are protected and managed; - Safeguard protected species; and - Secure enhancement to ecosystem resilience. Alongside Welsh Government and many other local authorities, the Torfaen Council has declared a nature emergency to help ensure that future generations living in Torfaen can benefit from biodiverse natural environment…

… and the ecosystems they support need to be healthy and connected. What the Council has done already 13 of 21 We have prepared a Biodiversity and Ecosystem Resilience Plan (2019) setting out how we are contributing to the National Nature Recovery Action Plan. We have mapped our Urban Green Infrastructure Assets and identified corridors which need protecting and enhancing to ensure ecological


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