Biodiversity is the complete array of all living things, however large or small, and how these living things are intricately linked together often in relationships of which we are not aware. There are a great range of habitats, species and relationships found in Newtownabbey Borough Council area; from coastal shores to scattered woodland, the variety of farmland to our own back gardens; all are part of the fabric which makes up the biodiversity of the Borough of Antrim and Newtownabbey.
Biodiversity is a principle issue within sustainable development ensuring that we can meet the economic, environmental and social needs of the present generation whilst meeting the needs of future generations.
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