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Wyre Council

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Biodiversity Duty, meaning we must consider what we can do to conserve and enhance biodiversity, agree policies and specific objectives based on this, and deliver these locally. - Emerging legislation will require councils to request Biodiversity Net Gain on all future developments, ensuring these have an overall positive rather than negative ecological impact. - In Wyre we follow a Local…

… experiencing an ecological emergency, which is intrinsically linked to the climate crisis. The UK is one of the most nature depleted countries in the world8 and nearly 1 in 6 species are at risk of extinction in Great Britain9. Both climate change and human activities are destroying vital habitat and causing biodiversity loss, which in turn accelerates climate change and its effects. To address…

… - Alleviation of fuel poverty - Less demand on healthcare services Enhancing biodiversity - through planting trees, wildflowers and preserving areas of peat and mossland to store polluting carbon and reduce the risks of flooding and heatwaves. - Increased biodiversity - Slowing the flow of water to protect against flood risk - Shading and cooling during extreme heat - Cleaner air…

…. Biodiversity Protect and increase biodiversity. 6. Engagement Collaborate, educate and engage with others to take climate action. 7. Waste Reduce waste, support a circular economy and sustainable food production. 8. Adaptation Adapt to our changing climate. How you can help As your council, it is our duty to rapidly reduce our levels of pollution and do all we can…

… rises will also lead to a shift in biodiversity, allowing invasive species such as mosquitoes to travel further from their native habitat. This increases the risk of more tropical diseases and pandemics among the UK population. Changes in temperature, humidity and rainfall also increase the risk of transmission, which will escalate the pressure on our healthcare system…

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