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Protecting biodiversity in London with a dedicated action plan

The City of London has taken steps to protect its urban wildlife by developing an action plan, focusing on five flagship species; the house sparrow, peregrine falcon, black redstart, stag beetle and bats. Different habitats have their own specific action plans, so green spaces, built structure and the Thames area are all considered separately. Actions taken include producing a biodiversity map of all green areas within the city, promote effective land management and continue rooftop bird surveys.

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