The RSPB supports the use of renewable energy to reduce the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions. This briefing summarises our position on all forms of solar energy, but focuses on the impacts of large photovoltaic arrays. It suggests ways to avoid, mitigate and enhance potential impacts on birds and other wildlife.
Date: 12 January 2015
Land drainage systems to control water removal are traditionally used to increase land productivity. However, for business and environmental reasons, care should be taken to ensure drainage is planned and appropriate.
Date: 9 May 2014
Letter Writting Briefing - Last chance for Scotland's birds
The Scottish Government needs to know that there is public support for MPAs for seabirds, so it is extremely important that they receive your letter. This briefing provides some information to help you compose your response.
Date: 29 October 2013
Freshwater pearl mussel - briefing
Outlined in this document are the range of factors that are putting freshwater pearl mussels (Margaritifera margaritifera) at risk
Date: 23 May 2013
Tree diseases in the UK
We're working to better understand the positive as well as negative potential impacts of tree diseases on wildlife, and trying to ensure that government takes this into account when deciding on how to tackle tree diseases through research, tree felling and other measures.
Date: 21 December 2012