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Title: Hampshire and Isle of Wight area directory Staff
Author: Environment Agency Southern Region
Document Type: Monograph
This publication presents responsibilities, teams and activities of The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Area of the Environment Agency which is tasked with the management of an interesting region: The chalkstreams of the Test and Itchen are famous for their trout fisheries and also contain endangered populations of salmon; The Isle of Wight and the New Forest are major tourist attractions; There is a diversity of rare and protected species including otters, water vole and native crayfish; The coastline contains high levels of population, two ports of national significance, bathing beaches and shell fisheries; Large parts of the Area have conservation statutory designations to protect wetlands, bird populations and the unique chalk stream river valleys rich with wildlife and species of plants; The home of Britain's largest oil refinery and a diverse range of industry and a thriving commercial sector. Hampshire and the Isle of Wight is an area of contrast bounded by a fascinating and varied coastline, internationally important areas of conservation and bathing waters. The area is also home to a wide and diverse range of industry, a thriving commercial sector, two ports of international significance and the second largest oil refinery in Europe.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: [after 1996]
Publication Place: Worthing
Subject Keywords: Environment AgencyEnvironmental management
Geographic Keywords: Isle of WightHampshire
Extent: 30
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