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Glorious mud

Glorious mud

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Scotland’s wet, muddy coastal habitats are threatened by sea levels rise and we are at risk of losing the flood protection benefits they provide. A plan and funding is needed to provide new habitats further inland – one which recognises the many benefits of these habitats for our future resilience.

Date: 3 March 2016

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Birdcrime 2014

Birdcrime 2014

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Offences against wild bird legislation in 2014

Date: 24 November 2015

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The nature of climate change

The nature of climate change

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This report presents the evidence that wildlife in the UK and beyond is already facing a more challenging time due to the climate change that has occurred; and that things are, for the most part, only likely to get worse.

Date: 16 November 2015

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The nature of climate change: Europe's wildlife at risk

The nature of climate change: Europe's wildlife at risk

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A new report showing that some of Europe's best-loved wildlife, from birds to bees, is already at risk from a changing climate and this will increase over coming decades.

Date: 16 November 2015

Authors: Carroll, M.J., Williams, M.A., Bradbury, R.B. (2015)

Published in: Research Report 55. RSPB Centre for Conservation Science

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The state of the UK's birds 2015

The state of the UK's birds 2015

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A detailed look at the fortunes of birds throughout the UK and in its Overseas Territories in 2015.

Date: 12 November 2015

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Using regulation as a last resort?

Using regulation as a last resort?

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A report that assesses the performance of voluntary approaches.

Date: 20 October 2015

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Response for Nature: Wales

Response for Nature: Wales

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Date: 13 October 2015

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Response for Nature: Scotland

Response for Nature: Scotland

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Date: 13 October 2015

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Ymateb dros Natur: Cymru

Ymateb dros Natur: Cymru

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Date: 13 October 2015

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Response for Nature: Northern Ireland

Response for Nature: Northern Ireland

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Date: 13 October 2015

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Response for Nature: England

Response for Nature: England

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Date: 13 October 2015

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Response for Nature evidence report

Response for Nature evidence report

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Date: 13 October 2015

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Land Reform (Scotland) Bill

Land Reform (Scotland) Bill

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RSPB written evidence intended to inform the Committee’s deliberations at stage 1 and, we hope, enable the Government to provide clarification and/or re-assurance on a number of issues/questions we raise.

Date: 5 October 2015

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Queen's University report for the RSPB on the Nature Questionnaire on the Northern Ireland Kids Life and Times Survey

Queen's University report for the RSPB on the Nature Questionnaire on the Northern Ireland Kids Life and Times Survey

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Study shows that connection to nature and the children’s rating of their health and well-being are correlated – children who are more connected to nature rate their health and well-being as significantly higher.

Date: 30 September 2015

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Nigg Bay coastal realignment

Nigg Bay coastal realignment

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10 years on from Scotland’s first ever managed realignment project the results show that the project has been a success. The saltmarsh habitat returned more quickly than expected, as did the marine animal life. As a result many species of waterbirds use the area and it has become an essential feeding roosting and refuge area in Nigg Bay.

Date: 11 September 2015

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