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Fort William pupils take a dip into sea world

28 November 2014

RSPB Scotland delighted at response to marine education days

Adult grey seal 'spy hopping' in sea off Kildonan, Isle of Arran

News that renewables now Scotland's largest source of power welcomed by country's biggest wildlife charity

27 November 2014

More renewables needed but must not harm Scotland's wildlife.

Wind farms, nr Burnley, close up, blades frozen

Sustainable fishermen land big opportunity

25 November 2014

‘Quota bonuses’ must go to the UK’s ‘best’ boats

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Threatened waders enjoy record breeding season in East Anglia

24 November 2014

2014 has been the most successful breeding season in recent years for the lapwing in East Anglia.

Lapwing - adult female in breeding habitat pasture

Walkers Shortbread celebrates woodland partnership with RSPB Scotland

24 November 2014

Tree planting ceremony held at Abernethy to mark partnership

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Conservation heroes honoured at Nature of Scotland Awards

21 November 2014

Conservation heroes from across Scotland have been honoured at the third annual RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Lapwing numbers boosted by RSPB nature reserves

21 November 2014

Conservationists are thrilled that lapwings, birds which have been disappearing from the UK, have had a successful 2014 breeding season in grassland habitats managed by the RSPB.

Female lapwing in rushy pasture, Northumberland

A Record-Breaking Year for the Cirl Bunting Reintroduction Project

20 November 2014

Cornwall’s re-introduced population of cirl buntings has this year seen its best ever breeding productivity, with 39 pairs producing over 100 fledglings at the Roseland site. With the population showing every sign of becoming established, this novel project to reintroduce a passerine in Europe has so far been a great success.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

RSPB Scotland seeks views on the management of water at Insh Marshes

17 November 2014

Conservation charity to host drop-in session to hear views of local community as it prepares to commission study

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Christmas woodland wonderland

14 November 2014

In the magical run-up to Christmas, RSPB Coombes Valley is giving visitors the chance to celebrate the festive season in a woodland wonderland.

Close up of fallen leaves in autumn

GoldStar for Scottish nature reserve

14 November 2014

RSPB Loch Leven scoops top award

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

The time to save the hen harrier is now

13 November 2014

The RSPB is today urging Defra to publish the workable elements of the Hen Harrier Action Plan, which the Society believes could bring about the recovery of one of England’s most beleaguered birds of prey.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

A night at the Gallery to help save Scottish icon

12 November 2014

Aberdeen Art Gallery opens its doors for a special event in recognition of one of Scotland’s rarest birds – the capercaillie.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Great news for migratory birds as two historic global agreements are reached to help save them

10 November 2014

The Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) has agreed a set of guidelines to tackle causes of poisoning and ratified a groundbreaking Action Plan to save more than 400 bird species.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

As Monty mania sweeps the nation, the UK remains number one for Penguins

7 November 2014

UK is the world’s number one penguin nation, with more penguins under the nation’s jurisdiction than any other county on earth

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Swift group help to preserve nesting sites during hospital refurbishment works

7 November 2014

A small group of volunteers are helping to protect an historic colony of more than 40 endangered birds at Brighton General Hospital during building works

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Fuelling a recycling revolution

7 November 2014

A biomass demonstration by the RSPB in Kent will show how to turn unused heathland material in the countryside into energy

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Have a nature-friendly bonfire night

6 November 2014

RSPB Cymru is encouraging everyone to remember wildlife when planning bonfires and firework displays this week.

Slow-worm

Are you a community group based in Cardiff? Could you spend £1,000 to £4,000 greening-up your local area?

6 November 2014

If the answer’s yes, you’ll be interested to know that Grow Wild – a four-year programme that aims to bring people together to sow UK native flowers - is awarding funding of £1,000 to £4,000 to community groups that want to transform a communal space by sowing and growing UK native plants.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

RSPB reinforces challenge to shooting community after Norfolk gamekeeper sentenced

6 November 2014

Norfolk gamekeeper handed 10-week suspended sentence for killing 11 birds of prey

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds