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Many fish species in inland and transitional (estuarine) waters support commercial and recreational fisheries.

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

The fundamental importance of forests is now recognised globally in appreciation of their capacity to provide many social, economic and environmental benefits.

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Many of Northern Ireland’s rivers and lakes have a history of engineering interventions which have had an important role in the growth of the economy. Embankments, erosion protection and dredging have allowed urban development and cultivation of

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Northern Ireland has traditionally had an industrial economy, most notably in shipbuilding and textiles. The food and drink sector is now Northern Ireland’s largest manufacturing industry.

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Alien species or, as they are sometimes known, non-native species are animals and plants that have been introduced, either intentionally or unintentionally, outside their natural range.

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

There are many morphological pressures on the marine environment around Northern Ireland. Our ports play an important role in transporting goods in and out of the country.

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Whilst this section is entitled urban development it is equally relevant to development in what are primarily rural areas.

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Waste disposal sites (including old un-lined landfills) may produce lesser discharges to waters than wastewater treatment plants and industries, but residues or waste products from previous activities may have seeped into the ground and continue to thr

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

This Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Statement has been prepared as part of the SEA of the River Basin Management Plan (RBMP), and its associated Programme of Measures (POM), for the Northern Ireland portion of the Neagh Bann International River Basin District (IRBD)

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

This Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Statement has been prepared as part of the SEA of the River Basin Management Plan (RBMP), and its associated Programme of Measures (POM), for the North Eastern River Basin District (RBD) in accordance with national and EU legislati

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

This Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Statement has been prepared as part of the SEA of the River Basin Management Plan (RBMP), and its associated Programme of Measures (POM), for the Northern Ireland portion of the North Western International River Basin District (IRB

Published 14 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

This Statistical bulletin presents Northern Ireland (NI) analysis from the ‘Destination of leavers from higher education longitudinal survey of 2004/05 graduates – three and a half years on’.

Published 11 December 2009Statistical reportsDepartment for the Economy

The Water Framework Directive aims to achieve good status in surface waters and groundwaters and ensure that there is no deterioration in the water quality of these waters.

Published 11 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

This research, commissioned by DEL in February 2009, investigates the future requirement for highlevel skills within the ICT sector in NI.
 

Published 08 December 2009Independent reportsDepartment for the Economy

A study of the heavily modified and artificial water bodies within the Neagh Bann River Basin District.

Published 08 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

A study of the heavily modified water bodies in the North Eastern River Basin District.

Published 08 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

A study of the heavily modified water bodies in the North Western River Basin District.

Published 08 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

This report aims to show the steps taken by NIEA in designating water bodies as heavily modified or artificial. Details of the information used to classify these water bodies are provided.

Published 08 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Findings of a workshop held to identify water bodies to be removed from the heavily modified water bodies list.

Published 08 December 2009Guidance literatureDepartment of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

The ICT sector in NI is one of DETI's key priority sectors alongside financial services, hi-tech/advanced manufacturing and life sciences.

Published 08 December 2009Policy papersDepartment for the Economy

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