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Shrinking Habitats

Shrinking Habitats

Shrinking habitats have adverse effects on world ecosystems, says a recent report from North Carolina State University. An extensive study of global habitat fragmentation -- the division of habitats into smaller and more isolated patches -- points to major trouble for a number of the world's ecosystems and the plants and animals living in them. The new study shows habitat fragmentation has harmful effects on world ecosystems. Researchers studied fragmentation at seven sites across five continents.

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Nature and Conservation

Nature and Conservation

The peninsula contains several internationally important nature conservation areas (see wildlife page). Extensive consultation took place to examine how the environmental character of the Manhood could be enhanced by the Medmerry managed realignment scheme and how it could benefit the local population, through sensitive management of habitat and tourism. The scheme has been sucessfully completed and is now managed... Read More»

Wildlife

Wildlife

The Manhood Peninsula is an incredible area with a wealth of wildlife, featuring plant and animal habitats of global rarity. The peninsula has areas that are surrounded by ‘Sites of Special Scientific Interest’ (SSSI) at Bracklesham Bay, Chichester Harbour and Pagham Harbour Local Nature Reserve. Many of these sites are internationally important for nature conservation, harbouring a diverse range... Read More»

Selsey Rain Garden

Selsey Rain Garden

Manor Green Park outside the Selsey Centre is prone to becoming waterlogged in low lying areas following heavy rain. The Manor Green Park Rain Garden is being created by Lizard Landscape to help offset the problems that sometimes develop when areas of the playing field flood. The MPP co-ordinated the project and worked with Selsey Town Council in 2015 to... Read More»