The 4th of December is World Wildlife Conservation Day. There are more than 150,300 species on The IUCN Red List, with more than 42,100 species threatened with extinction, including 41% of amphibians, 37% […]
St Helena is most at risk from a high number of plant species – pictured here non native New Zealand Flax
The East Pacific hawksbill turtle is among the most endangered sea turtle populations and one of the oldest creatures on Earth. Image credit Lindsay Lauckner Gundlock
New Red List of Butterflies: Half of Britain’s remaining butterfly species are listed as threatened or Near Threatened
While land-use change remains the most important driver of decline, the impact of climate change on butterflies is also evident in the new Red List
“Bumblebees are mostly threatened by loss and degradation of nesting and feeding habitat.” Richard Comont, Science Manager at the Bumblebee Conservation Trust
“someone sent me an email telling of his own experience of the kind of intimidation which conservationists can encounter when faced with the Money Men of this world”
A chain of nature-rich hotspots bringing together a diverse group of estates, farms, crofts and community-owned land is to be created across Scotland with a new rewilding network launched by charity SCOTLAND: The Big Picture.
Bumblebees are in trouble and need our help. Over the past century our landscape has lost millions of the flowers they rely on to survive.
A new Marine Protected Area (MPA) has been ‘urgently’ put in place within the Inner Sound of Skye and will come into effect on the 17th of March.
“While the aim is, first and foremost, to help secure the future of this species, the initiative also has importance for tropical limestone forest biodiversity more generally. “