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Southampton City Council

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… need to be removed from time to time but there will be net increase through a managed planting programme. • Seek to enhance the natural environment and deliver a net gain to the city biodiversity as part of all major infrastructure projects • Manage flood risks with defence schemes and sustainable drainage systems. What will we do • Establish a citywide ‘Green Grid’. A green…

…. The newly created park is on the site of the remains of the Emperia Buildings, a warehouse built in 1905 which was bombed in 1940 during the Blitz of Southampton in World War II. Coastal Defences The council currently working with The Environment Agency and partners on two projects to reduce flood risk and coastal erosion to the city’s coastal areas: The River Itchen Flood Alleviation Scheme…

… • Southampton City Council are working in partnership with the Environment Agency to design and develop the business case to build a scheme which will reduce tidal flood risk to the west bank of the River Itchen. The scheme will provide protection to a number of residential and commercial properties as well as key transport routes into the city. An objective of the scheme is to enhance the natural…

…), methane and nitrous oxide have been steadily increasing in the last 100 years due to human activities. These gases absorb heat from the sun and are causing global temperatures to increase. It is estimated that average temperatures have increased 1.5oC in the industrial era and as a consequence we are now experiencing more extreme weather conditions. Heatwaves and flooding are predicted to affect…

… National Park, Southampton Water, the Solent and the range of protected environments within them. Access to plants and animals improves human health and wellbeing. Trees alone defend against extreme heat, floods and air pollution, estimated to be worth approximately £1.3 million to Southampton annually. However, the extent of habitat available to wildlife in the city is declining and becoming…

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