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Release: UK Environmental Accounts, World Wetlands Day 2014

Released: 04 February 2014

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Environmental Accounts

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Categories: Environmental Accounts, Agriculture and Environment, Environment

Frequency of release: Ad-hoc

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown:

This short video explores the Office for National Statistics programme of Natural Capital and World Wetlands Day. The 2nd of February marks World Wetlands Day, celebrating the signing of the Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar, 43 years ago.
In conjunction with Defra, the ONS aims to physically account for and estimate the monetary value of eight broad habitats by 2020. This video looks at how wetlands will be introduced into these accounts under the Freshwater habitat category.

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