Natural Resources Wales has completed its environmental audit on the impact of last winter’s storms on wildlife and coastal conservation sites. The effects of the winter storms are still being witnessed, with large boulder fields uncovered by the storms being inundated with algae, as shown in this photo taken as part of the MarClim survey. In and coastal conservation sites. This report serves as a record of the degree of associated environmental change on both the physical environment and wildlife. From this we can learn lessons from the storm and consider the implications for future environmental management and conservation in Wales. December 2013 and January 2014 significant storm surges and relatively powerful waves in combination with high tides caused considerable disruption along the Welsh coast. Following the storms, we carried out an environmental audit of the impact of the storms on wildlife

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