Response for Nature
These reports are our response. Many of the UK’s conservation organisations have joined forces in order to help outline the key actions which are needed from the governments in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
The Response for Nature: Northern Ireland report sets out some of the key actions for the recovery of nature.
The Response for Nature: Scotland report sets out some of the key actions for nature recovery in Scotland.
How we did it
Contributions from hundreds of conservationists were analysed.
We looked at current conservation actions - everything from schemes to help farmers manage their land for nature, to engaging children with nature at school. What needs to be improved? What new things does nature need us to be doing?
We identified a range of actions necessary to save nature. While there are some common themes, there are also specific priorities for each UK country. The actions are in four reports.
You can read the State of Nature report 2016 here.
England’s wonderful nature is vital for our society, culture and economy. Date: 13 October 2015. PDF, 1.29MbResponse for Nature: England
Northern Ireland’s amazing nature is vital for our society, culture and economy. Date: 13 October 2015. PDF, 1.06MbResponse for Nature: Northern Ireland
In 2013, 25 of the UK’s nature conservation and research organisations came together to produce the State of Nature report, setting out the state of our wildlife. Date: 13 October 2015. PDF, 1.32MbResponse for Nature: Scotland
Wales has a rich natural heritage, which we value for social, cultural and economic reasons. Date: 13 October 2015. PDF, 1.64MbResponse for Nature: Wales
Mae gan Gymru dreftadaeth naturiol gyfoethog rydym yn ei gwerthfawrogi am resymau cymdeithasol, diwylliannol ac economaidd. Date: 13 October 2015. PDF, 1.65MbYmateb dros Natur: Cymru
Whilst the State of Nature report (2013) highlighted the significant declines happening to the UK’s nature, the Response for Nature Project identifies the priority actions needed to reverse these declines. Date: 13 October 2015. PDF, 1.91MbResponse for Nature evidence report
List of conservation mechanisms and survey results indicating effectiveness. Date: 14 December 2015. PDF, 902KbResponse Project Appendix 1
Response project survey data. Excel, 1.04MbResponse Project Appendix 2
This spreadsheet holds the agreed outcomes of four workshops carried out in Spring 2015. Excel, 135KbResponse Project Appendix 3