Tagged: Conservation

All Talk

‘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...

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White Tailed Eagles Reintroduced To England

The 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. Now, thanks to a joint project from the Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation Forestry England, they are being reintroduced back into England.

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Norwich’s ‘Bat Bridges’ Aren’t Working

‘Bat Bridges’ built over the Norwich Northern Distributor Road appear to be failing in their aim to protect bats, and instead may be driving them away. The seven gantries, costing £1m, were built...

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The Golden Age of Amphibian Discovery

Did you know that currently we are living through the Golden Age of Amphibian Discovery? Since 2000 we have discovered over 2500 new species of amphibians and since the 1980s we have more...

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Increasing The Pine Marten Population

A project is under way to boost the Pine Marten population in the UK. During the Mesolithic era the Pine Marten was the second most common carnivore in the UK. By 1915 they...

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Social Media gives power to the Sand martins

I am forever in awe at the power of social media and the affect that it can have on wider audiences. Today, I witnessed a real time social media campaign unfurl before me,...

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