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- The Wildlife Trusts launch £30 million appeal to kickstart nature’s recovery across 30% of land and sea by 2030 28th September 2020Today The Wildlife Trusts launch 30 by 30, a public appeal to raise £30 million to start putting nature into recovery across at least 30% of land and sea by 2030.
- Government’s planning reforms must address the nature and climate crisis 17th September 2020The Wildlife Trusts call for a new designation – Wildbelt – to allow nature’s recovery Public urged to rewild planning system by responding to consultation
- Government U-turn on promises to end badger culling 7th September 2020Largest ever cull authorised this autumn – bringing the total shot to 35% of UK’s badger population
- Scientists use satellite tags to reveal white storks' migratory habits 1st October 2020Scientists look forward to data from tags tracking captive-bred white storks at a West Sussex farm Marge, a white stork released onto a rewilded farm in West Sussex, is shedding light on the birds’ unpredictable migratory habits by flying to Morocco for her first winter and spending the summer in Spain.Scientists are using satellite tags […]
- 85 bird crime incidents recorded last year, says RSPB report 1st October 2020Half of all confirmed persecution reports in the past seven years occurred in protected nature areas There were 85 confirmed incidents of the illegal shooting, trapping and poisoning of birds of prey in Britain in 2019, according to the RSPB’s annual Birdcrime report.Half of all confirmed persecution incidents in the past seven years have occurred […]
- Country diary: on the tail of heavenly godwits 1st October 2020Whitley Bay, North Tyneside: The waders are happier here on the sand than out on the weed-strewn rocks The driving new moon tides of early autumn have reconfigured the seashore. In recent times the seasonally shifting sands here have made headlines: in 2018, the March stormfront we called “the beast from the east” flayed this […]
- All Talk 14th August 2020‘You’re all talk!’ That familiar phrase that most of us have either heard or used during our lives, meaning that someone makes a statement, indicating that they are going to do something terribly... The post All Talk appeared first on Wildlife Articles.
- Lockdown and the Rhino Poaching Crisis 2nd June 2020According to the International Rhino Foundation, three rhino are killed every day from poaching. The southern white rhino has a population estimate from the IUCN Red List of just 10,000 mature individuals. Whilst... The post Lockdown and the Rhino Poaching Crisis appeared first on Wildlife Articles.
- White Tailed Eagles Reintroduced To England 8th May 2020The white-tailed eagle, once driven to extinction in the UK, have now returned. The last pair of known white tailed eagles bred on Culver Cliff on the Isle of Wight in 1780, although these birds were spotted in Scotland up until around 1916. A combination of hunting and extensive habitat destruction wiped these creatures out. […]