Tag: research

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”

Bats bounce back

Pipistrelle bats in Scotland have significantly increased in number since 2009 according to new research. The findings were revealed in a report from Scottish Natural Heritage and the Bat Conservation Trust. The Bat Conservation Trust did most of the survey work and, as it… Continue Reading “Bats bounce back”

Wind farms threaten gannets

A new study from researchers at the universities of Exeter, Glasgow and Leeds has revealed that marine wind farms are doing more damage to gannets than previously thought. The study focused on solely gannets and based its conclusions upon the flying height of the… Continue Reading “Wind farms threaten gannets”

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