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Including the closely related terms increase biodiversity, enhance biodiversity, and biodiversity net.

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North Somerset Council

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… existing revenue has been made to increase the waste fleet replacement programme budget, with the hope of replacing it with electric vehicles (EVs) Waste: Recycling Campaign – an allocation from existing revenue has been made for a targeted campaign to increase recycling rates Biodiversity net gain – funding has been allocated for the purchase of land to increase biodiversity Building…

…. Over time, this will also result in fewer NHS interventions, saving money. Another example would be planting trees within town centres, which can lock in carbon dioxide, enhance biodiversity, improve people’s well-being, reduce air pollution, reduce temperatures, and reduce the risk of flooding. With often limited budgets, it is helpful to be able to prioritise actions which tackle…

… ability to cope with future fuel or food price increases ● support adapting to future changes such as electric vehicles or decentralised energy. Wider environmental benefits Some climate actions will also support nature’s recovery by improving biodiversity or reducing water pollution. For example: ● urban tree planting absorbs carbon and provides shade but will also provide habitats…

… emergency and need to take urgent action to halt the loss of biodiversity. Since then, the council has published a Green Infrastructure Strategy to support nature recovery across the region. Of course, so much has changed since we adopted our Climate Emergency Strategy. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a pre-existing direction of travel with regard remote and hybrid working and our use…


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