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Oxfordshire has a rich natural environment with:

  • Four National Nature Reserves
  • More than one hundred Sites of Special Scientific Interest
  • Seven Special Areas of Conservation, many local nature reserves
  • 200 conservation areas across Oxfordshire
  • Three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the county: the Chiltern Hills, the Cotswolds and the North Wessex Downs


Climate vulnerability

Climate and health

Energy transition and carbon emissions

Treescapes and Green Infrastucture

Air quality

  • Air quality website showing the latest air pollution levels from monitoring sites across Oxfordshire


Contaminated Land

Drinking water quality

Rivers and other watercourse quality and flooding

Nature and Biodiversity