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We base our work on good analysis of the threats facing birds and the environment. We see a problem, work out what is causing it, and find ways to put it right.

Our record of success suggests we are doing many of the right things in the right way. But we take nothing for granted. Conservation is rarely straightforward and is becoming ever more demanding.

Find out what we're doing and how we're doing it.

The future of conservation

In priority areas across the UK, we're working in partnership with landowners to create space for nature. Together we can make the places that provide public goods and services more wildlife-friendly.

Futurescapes

Futurescapes is our contribution to landscape-scale conservation, a growing movement among UK conservation groups to provide rich habitats for wildlife and diverse, green spaces for people to enjoy in our countryside, not only in protected areas but far beyond. More...

Futurescapes

Around the UK

Find out more about our work near you.

England

From ancient woodlands and lowland heaths, to estuaries and rugged coasts, England is rich in wildlife habitats and special birds from stone-curlews and bitterns, to cirl buntings and marsh harriers. More...

England

Northern Ireland

The RSPB is extremely active in Northern Ireland. We do everything with a passion, inspired by the knowledge that Northern Ireland is special and its rivers, lakes, bogs, mountains and meadows are unique. We want to protect our wonderful wildlife for future generations to enjoy. More...

Northern Ireland

Scotland

Scotland is amazing for wildlife. The variety of species and habitats is outstanding - from golden eagles to otters, red squirrels to wintering geese and huge seabird colonies - all set among rugged mountains, moorland, ancient Caledonian pine forests and miles of coastline. More...

Scotland

Wales

Wales has a wonderful variety of habitats and wildlife, offering many opportunities for people to enjoy the benefits of fresh air and the countryside. More...

Wales

State of the UK's Birds

The State of the UK's Birds is a series of annual reports summarising the fortunes of bird populations in the United Kingdom.

The state of the UK's birds 2013

This is the 14th The state of the UK’s birds (SUKB) report. Published in 2013, it contains results from annual, periodic and one-off surveys and studies from as recently as 2012. It draws on many sources of information to give an up-to-date overview of the health of bird populations in the UK and its Overseas Territories. More...

The state of the UK's birds 2013

Latest reports

Aviation, climate change and sharing the load

Aviation, climate change and sharing the load

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Aviation will become an increasingly significant source of carbon dioxide as the sector expands and our need to curb emissions increases. Any decision to expand the UK’s capacity to fly must be taken in the context of our climate change obligations under the Climate Change Act 2008.

Date: 11 July 2014

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The UK’s wildlife overseas - full report

The UK’s wildlife overseas - full report

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A stocktake of nature in our Overseas Territories

Date: 5 June 2014

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Gough and Inaccessible Island World Heritage Site management plan

Gough and Inaccessible Island World Heritage Site management plan

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This management plan was published following a series of consultative meetings in Edinburgh-of-the-Seven-Seas, Cape Town and the UK. Its appendices are still under development. The plan sets out priority actions for the future management of the Gough and Inaccessible World Heritage Site.

Date: 20 May 2014

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