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  • Blog Post: First day in a new job

    Hello, I've started my new job as Conservation Director of the RSPB today. I feel lucky to be doing a job that I love with a bunch of brilliant people around me. My challenge is simple: to try to protect and build on Mark Avery's legacy and do more to look after the millions of species...
  • Blog Post: More worrying news about neonicotinoid insecticides

    Whilst I'm still on holiday, today's guest blog comes from David Gibbons, RSPB's Head of Conservation Science. He will tell you about neonics and the impact they have on the domesticated honey bee and wild bumble bees. An awkwardly-named group of insecticides – the neonicotinoids, or...
  • Blog Post: About me...

    As a first post, I thought an introduction to me, my interests and life before the RSPB might be helpful so here goes... My passion for wildlife was stimulated in my teenage years, mainly thanks to my Mum (a biology teacher) who made me look at the world differently and being inspired by writers such...
  • Blog Post: What Price Power from the Severn?

    Gwyn Williams, Head of Reserves and Protected Areas, contributes this blog about the Severn Barrage, following this week’s publicity around a new proposal by Hafren Power: With a week gone, Martin’s prediction that it was likely to be a quiet fortnight is looking a little insecure, given...