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Welcome to the RSPB's Media Centre, we are here to help you produce great stories.

Providing you with topical news, features and comment is just the start. You can also find the contact details of our national and regional media officers across the UK, our press release archive and details of the resources we can provide to help you. We place a very high value on quality media coverage and we look forward to working with you to achieve this.

The stories we tell reflect the RSPB's leading role as a campaigning charity working to save threatened birds and wildlife, the special places they depend on and the environment that supports them.

Our unique combination of practical land management and cutting edge policy work is supported by sound science and more than a million members, including the world's largest wildlife club for young people.

Latest press releases

A challenge to the shooting community as illegal bird of prey killing continues

30 October 2014

The RSPB issues a fresh challenge to the shooting community as the 2013 Birdcrime report shows illegal persecution continues

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Act for Nature: Calls for new law to support recovery of nature and improve people's wellbeing

29 October 2014

Charities are today challenging political parties to act for nature.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

UK Government has ‘the perfect opportunity to solve some of the biggest conservation problems facing the world’, say two leading wildlife charities

27 October 2014

Today [Monday 27 October], the UK Government has ‘the perfect opportunity to solve some of the biggest conservation problems facing the world in one stroke’, according to experts from wildlife charities the RSPB and WWT.

Red kite in flight

The race to save the turtle dove

24 October 2014

Wildlife enthusiast Tristan Reid is going the extra mile to help support the effort to save one of England’s most threatened birds, the turtle dove.

Turtle dove in flight

Breaking ground at local nature reserve

24 October 2014

Staff and volunteers at RSPB Sandwell Valley are eagerly anticipating the rumble of heavy machinery as builders finally arrive on site to begin construction of the new centre.

Sandwell Valley visitor centre damaged by fire

Dredging up Trouble: Government urged to resist playing politics over winter flood measures

24 October 2014

Potentially environmentally-damaging dredging must not be prioritized over other proven flood-prevention measures is the warning to the Government by Blueprint for Water.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

South east’s migratory birds wintering in Africa face steep declines

23 October 2014

Migratory species from the south east who fly south for winter are dropping sharply in numbers, a new report by the RSPB and partners has revealed.

Flying swift

Epic 28-hour flight for Aberfoyle osprey

23 October 2014

Two chicks raised in the Trossachs have become the first ospreys from the area to be tracked with the aid of satellite tags.

Female osprey at eyrie, Scotland

RSPB Cymru bring an early festive feel to the Darwin Centre

23 October 2014

RSPB Cymru is again opening its Christmas pop-up shop in the Darwin Centre in Shrewsbury this October, so if you’re stuck for Christmas gift ideas why not pop in for a visit and see what you’ll find.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Bad news for farmland birds

23 October 2014

The RSPB calls for Defra to make "every pound count" in a new wildlife-friendly farm scheme as official figures reveal huge drop in farmland bird numbers.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds


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