547. Principles of sustainable management of natural resources in Wales.

547.     Principles of sustainable management of natural resources in Wales.

The principles of sustainable management of natural resources1 are:

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    (1)     manage adaptively, by planning, monitoring, reviewing and, where appropriate, changing action;

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    (2)     consider the appropriate spatial scale for action;

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    (3)     promote and engage in collaboration and co-operation;

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    (4)     make appropriate arrangements for public participation in decision-making;

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    (5)     take account of all relevant evidence and gather evidence in respect of uncertainties;

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    (6)     take account of the benefits and intrinsic value of natural resources and ecosystems;

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    (7)     take account of the short, medium