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New report reveals dramatic changes in the UKs waterbirds

Fri, 09/12/2011 - 07:39

The State of the UK’s Birds 2011 report, recently produced by the RSPB in coalition with other British Environmental NGOs, highlights signs of dramatic changes for some wetland birds.

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Call to save UK's hummingbirds, albatrosses and whales

Wed, 30/11/2011 - 09:20

Almost 17,000 people have called for the British Government to step up and honour its responsibilities to the UK Overseas Territories, which contain over 85% of the UK's globally threatened species.

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Measures to protect UK albatrosses get them off the hook in the nick of time

Sat, 19/11/2011 - 09:38

One third of the world’s albatrosses nest on the South Atlantic UK Overseas Territories: the Falkland Islands; South Georgia; and Tristan da Cunha. ICCAT manages all tuna and swordfish fisheries in the Atlantic outside territorial waters. These measures will significantly reduce the number of birds being killed.

British birdwatchers rally to save their summer migrants

Fri, 19/08/2011 - 02:43

Millions of birds leave Africa each spring and head north to nest in the UK and other parts of Europe, only to return to Africa each autumn. However this multi-million-winged migration is under threat.

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Supporting migratory bird conservation by Ann Scott

Wed, 16/06/2010 - 14:25

Imagine the New Forest and a leafy walk in part of that forest on a warm day. Suddenly a Wood Warbler starts rolling out that intriguing song which sounds like a coin spinning and running down. You seek for and find a small brown bird with a beautiful yellow neck and breast whilst white tummy gleams in the sunlight. Shear pleasure!

RSPB interview with Huw Irranca-Davies - UK Minister for Marine and Natural Environment at Defra - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:41

Interview by Euan Dunn (RSPB's Head of Marine) with Huw Irranca-Davies - UK Minister for Marine and Natural Environment at Defra.

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