This report describes the main upland habitats, and presents new data on the distribution and condition of SSSIs. It analyses the main pressures on the uplands (agriculture, common land management, grouse moors, access and recreation, climate change, atmospheric pollution), and identifies the priority actions that are needed to tackle these problems. It calls for early action on the ten most critical steps to deliver environmentally sustainable management of the uplands – the Upland Challenge.
Related publication: Corp17 – Report summary
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