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  • Blog Post: We need to help UK wildlife adapt to climate change

    For a long time, climate change has felt like a distant problem; a cause of concern for our children’s children maybe, but not us. No longer, however, as our climate is changing before our eyes and we’re being forced to cope with a seemingly endless series of floods and droughts. But if you...
  • Blog Post: Shale of the century

    Guest post by Ralph Underhill, Water Policy Officer Today the RSPB responded to the Department of energy and climate change consultation on addressing the impacts of shale gas extraction on seismic activity. There is high chance you know shale gas extraction by a different name, it is more commonly...
  • Blog Post: Pests and marine species moving faster than terrestrial wildlife

    Land based wildlife seems to be responding more slowly to climate change than both life in the oceans, and agricultural pests and diseases, suggest two papers in Nature Climate Change. A new synthesis of observed changes in marine biodiversity reports widespread and systematic shifts which show remarkable...
  • Blog Post: Storms, surges and the sea: Coastal Habitats 2100

    Storms, surges and the sea: Coastal Habitats 2100 The RSPB was well represented at a fascinating meeting about what the stormy weather brought to wildlife habitats along the eastern England coast. That’s not surprising given that some of our best known nature reserves are in this area –...
  • Blog Post: Futurescoping our landscape scale conservation

    Alongside our nature reserves and species recovery work, the RSPB has a major landscape scale programme, working with other land interests in more than three dozen large areas of the UK – covering over a million hectares. This programme is called Futurescapes – so it’s apt that I’ve...
  • Blog Post: Action for nature habitats and climate change

    We now know much about how climate change affects wildlife - species such as the Dartford warbler and the bee orchid are moving further north and recent storms have highlighted the vulnerability of coastal and wetland habitats. Yet - how should habitat management respond? A hugely useful practical...
  • Blog Post: Climate calls the curlews back?

    We’re calling for 200,000 hectares of upland peatlands in England to be restored. Perhaps not a surprising call for a nature conservation organisation to make. But why are two water companies among our partnership of 12 organisations seeking this – and why are you reading about this on...