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<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#002060">Dear MARMAM</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;color:#002060"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p><span lang="EN" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#002060">JNCC, the UK’s statutory nature conservation agency, is currently undertaking a consultation on the draft 3rd UK Report for the fulfillment of Article 17 of the Habitats
 Directive (</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#002060">Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the Conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora).<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p><span lang="EN" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#002060">It is important that the JNCC reach the correct conclusion on the conservation status for each species and habitat in the </span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#002060">UK in
 question (those listed in Annex IV). They request any further data or information, of which they may not be aware, and which would substantially strengthen or alter the conclusion(s) reached. WDC would encourage you to read and respond to the consultation
 as appropriate (ends May 10th).<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p><span lang="EN" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#002060">The relevant documentation can be found here:
</span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#002060"><a href="http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/page-6387" target="_blank"><span style="color:#002060">http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/page-6387</span></a></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;color:#002060"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#002060">Many thanks,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#002060">Sarah Dolman<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#002060">WDC Northeast Atlantic programme manager<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#253846;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Northeast Atlantic programme manager</span><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#253846;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB"><br>
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</span><span style="font-size:7.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#253846;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Telephone: +44 (0)1316 617 722<br>
Mobile: +44 (0)783 449 8275<br>
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WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation<br>
Scottish Dolphin Centre<br>
Spey Bay<br>
Moray<br>
IV32 7PJ<br>
United Kingdom<br>
<a href="http://whales.org" title=""><span style="color:blue">whales.org</span></a></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:#253846;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:7.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#253846;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">Whale and Dolphin Conservation (“WDC”)</span></b><span style="font-size:7.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#253846;mso-fareast-language:EN-GB">
 is a company registered in England and Wales (No. 02737421) and a registered charity (in England and Wales No. 1014705, in Scotland No. SC040231)<br>
<b>WDC Shop</b> is a trading name of <b>WDC (Trading) Ltd,</b> a company registered in England and Wales (No. 02593116)<br>
<b>Registered office</b> : Brookfield House, 38 St. Paul Street, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 1LJ.  Tel: +44 (0)1249 449 500<br>
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