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A trip to the far north
RSPB Scotland Trainee Ecologist, David Freeman, on his first trip to Forsinard Flows . A trip to the far north The Flow country of Scotland is one of the most important and dynamic landscapes in the world, its deep peats have built up over thousands of years locking away masses of carbon and preserving...
17 Apr 2013
Beacons: Stories for our not so distant future
Jim Densham, Senior Land-Use Policy Officer (climate) at RSPB Scotland, tells us about a new short story collection exploring the impact of climate change. Today a new short story book will be published. Beacons: stories for our not so distant future is a collection of fictional stories penned by...
7 Mar 2013
State of the UK's birds
I always look forward to reading the State of the UK’s birds , which is a great example of Government agencies and NGO collaboration. The efforts of thousands of volunteers and professional scientists is carefully presented in 40 pages to give an overview of how birds and (as birds are often proxies...
21 Nov 2012
Money trickles in for peatland restoration.
Jim Densham, RSPB Scotland Would you call £1.7m a trickle of money? Probably not. Think what you might do with all that dosh. The Scottish Government has just announced this amount of new funding for peatland restoration from its Green Stimulus Package. Good news, and we said so . But £1...
24 Oct 2012
Act won, seen nothing
Allan Whyte, Parliamentary Officer, reflects on the Scottish Government's commitment to address climate change. Act won, seen nothing It’s hard to imagine a city more alive than Edinburgh is in August. Every year the festival descends upon Auld Reekie and ferments in an explosion of culture...
31 Aug 2012
Learning to slow down and enjoy nature
New blog from Jim Densham, Senior Land Use Policy Officer (Climate). He's been traveling to RSPB Scotland reserves by bike and public transport...It can be done! Learning to slow down and enjoy nature Someone accused me of not being very low-carbon because I planned to use the train and ferry...
31 Aug 2012
Counting seabirds: start at 1 and keep going
Ever wonder how the thousands of seabirds that visit our coasts each summer are counted? Doug Gilbert, Head of Reserves Ecology, gives us some insight. Counting seabirds: Start at 1 and keep going Counting seabirds – start at 1 and keep going! All very well but how do you keep track of numbers...
24 Aug 2012
Green travel to green places
Jim Densham, Senior Land Use Policy Officer (Climate), has been travelling to our reserves via green transport. Read on to find out how you can do the same! Green Travel to Green Places Have you ever seen a golden eagle in your garden? Have you heard a corncrake’s rasping call as you laid...
26 Jul 2012
I would walk 500 miles...for dotterel
RSPB Conservation Scientist Alison Beresford is on the trail of the elusive dotterel . I would walk 500 miles… the search for dotterel continues “So, what, you just walk about until you find one?” “Well, pretty much, yes.” “And then what?” “And...
3 Jul 2012
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