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Our team at the RSPB Centre for Conservation Science aims to discover practical solutions to 21st century conservation problems.

We do this by identifying the most important problems, discovering their causes, testing potential solutions and ensuring they work when implemented. We work in the UK and overseas with a wide range of funders and partners.

 

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A burning issue for England's upland wildlife

7 March 2014

Burning, drainage and other forms of intensive land management in England’s iconic peat-covered hills are threatening to create a series of environmental catastrophes.

Dunlin with summer plumage in grass

Farming to save the ‘fat man’

26 February 2014

Farmers in the northeast of Scotland are helping to save an iconic farmland bird

Corn bunting perching on twig

The science of saving wildlife: RSPB Centre for Conservation Science launches

26 February 2014

The UK needs to push forward an ambitious programme of cutting edge science if we are to save some of our most threatened species.

Scientists downloading tracking data on beach

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Featured documents

RSPB Centre for Conservation Science report

RSPB Centre for Conservation Science report

A new report showcasing the last 10 years of RSPB Scientific work.

Date: 26 February 2014
Authors: RSPB

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State of Nature report

State of Nature report

The State of Nature in the UK and its Overseas Territories.

Date: 22 May 2013
Authors: State of Nature partnership

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State of the UK's Birds 2013

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.

Date: 9 December 2013
Authors: RSPB

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