Tag: birds

Citizen Science: Are we missing out?

Are we missing out by not using citizen science?

Washed out: Where are the animals?

During times of storms and flooding people rarely think about animals. They too have been washed away, forced to relocate or had their homes flooded. It’s not something that makes the news but it is important for conservation purposes to understand what exactly goes… Continue Reading “Washed out: Where are the animals?”

Starlings found dead

The humble starling has been in trouble for a while. In the 1980’s there were 45 million starlings, now there are only around 3 million, a decline that has resulted in the starling making the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) red list… Continue Reading “Starlings found dead”

Cat catastrophe

Whilst our native wildcats are not doing well at the moment our native cats are running wild. Domestic cats are currently the UK’s top predator, killing around 275 million animals every year. It seems you can take the cat out of the wild but… Continue Reading “Cat catastrophe”

Fracking U-turn over wildlife reserves

As many of you know, the environment secretary is keen to have fracking in Britain. Fracking is a contentious issue in itself but new government proposals are advocating fracking in 3 nature reserves and 53 sites of special scientific interest (SSSI) Nature reserves have… Continue Reading “Fracking U-turn over wildlife reserves”

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