RSPB staff at work at The Lodge, headquarters. Jacob Skinner, an apprentice working in Information Systems at RSPB, Sandy, Bedfordshire

RSPB Media Centre

Welcome to the RSPB's Media Centre. We are here to help you produce great stories, providing you with topical news, features and comments.

You can also find the contact details of our national and regional media officers across the UK, our press release archive and details of the resources we can provide to help you. We place a very high value on quality media coverage and we look forward to working with you to achieve this.

Latest press releases

Environmental organisations object to gas storage project that could impact wildlife and protected habitats.

Thursday 6 February 2020 by Partner Release with Northern Ireland Marine Task Force

Protected habitats and species are under threat if a marine licence application for a gas storage project is granted.

Oxford-Cambridge rail scheme’s “net gain” commitment shows HS2 failing nature

Tuesday 4 February 2020 by Rupert Masefield

RSPB says East West Rail scheme highlights environmental shortcomings of High Speed 2

New report reveals hedgehogs, yellowhammers and dragonflies at risk post-Brexit

Friday 31 January 2020 by Jenna Hutber

No clear plans on how regulation gaps will be plugged to protect nature

UFU and RSPB call to PM to protect UK food standards

Thursday 30 January 2020 by Kathryn Cochrane

RSPB and UFU among 60 groups calling on Prime Minister to safeguard UK food standards in all future trade policies.

Minsmere RSPB Reserve, general view of Boomacre Mere

Nature reserve threatened by nuclear power station voted ‘Site of the Year’

Wednesday 22 January 2020 by Oriole Wagstaff

RSPB Minsmere nature reserve has been voted Site of the Year in the Birdwatch Magazine/Birders' Choice Awards for 2019.

Razorbill on rock, Isle of May National Nature reserve

New maps reveal hotspots of seabird activity during breeding season

Friday 17 January 2020 by Allie McGregor

Scientists at the RSPB have produced new maps identifying, for the first time, the location of marine hotspots for some..