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
The illegal killing of birds of prey in Scotland 1994–2014: a review
Date: 17 December 2015
Offences against wild bird legislation in 2014
Date: 24 November 2015
The nature of climate change
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
The nature of climate change: Europe's wildlife at risk
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.
Authors: Carroll, M.J., Williams, M.A., Bradbury, R.B. (2015)
Published in: Research Report 55. RSPB Centre for Conservation Science
The state of the UK's birds 2015
A detailed look at the fortunes of birds throughout the UK and in its Overseas Territories in 2015.
Date: 12 November 2015
Using regulation as a last resort?
A report that assesses the performance of voluntary approaches.
Date: 20 October 2015
Response for Nature: Wales
Date: 13 October 2015
Response for Nature: Scotland
Ymateb dros Natur: Cymru
Response for Nature: Northern Ireland
Response for Nature: England
Response for Nature evidence report
Land Reform (Scotland) Bill
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
Queen's University report for the RSPB on the Nature Questionnaire on the Northern Ireland Kids Life and Times Survey
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
Nigg Bay coastal realignment
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