UGLY FISH IN NEED OF A DATE
21 May 2013
London Zoo are appealing to fish keepers worldwide to try and find a mate for a critically endang...
THE PUFFIN CENSUS BEGINS!
20 May 2013
A puffin census will begin on the Farne Islands in Northumberland where thousands of burrows will...
EU ACTS TO PREVENT FURTHER BEE DECLINE
9 May 2013
The European commission is to ban the use of pesticides containing neonicotinoid chemicals despit...
PINE MARTEN NUMBERS RECOVERING
26 Apr 2013
According to a recent survey conducted by wildlife authorities in Scotland, the numbers of one of...
SCOTLAND - SHOULD LARGE MAMMALS BE REINTRODUCED?
24 Apr 2013
Monday’s event at Lochinver, Scotland will bring together wildlife experts from across Brit...
RARE UK BIRD PUT AT RISK BY COLD WEATHER
12 Apr 2013
The RSPB found eight stone curlews dead and underweight. They believe this was the consequence of...
SEA ICE DECREASE
5 Apr 2013
It is thought to be likely that on March 15, Arctic sea ice reached its maximum extent for the ye...
WASTE, NO MORE!
2 Apr 2013
At Fair Oak Farm in Indiana, one of the largest dairy farms in the country, they have developed a...
FALCON HUNTING SKILLS: A RAPID EVOLUTION
25 Mar 2013
A recent study by Cardiff University has found that falcons have rapidly evolved their well- know...
THE POSSIBILITY OF REVIVING EXTINCT SPECIES
19 Mar 2013
It has been done before – biologists briefly brought the extinct Pyrenean ibex back to life...
A NEW SANCTUARY FOR WATER VOLVES
11 Mar 2013
A water vole sanctuary is being built on a river in Dorset. The former water vole population was ...
TO CULL OR NOT TO CULL?
5 Mar 2013
An issue that has caused a lot of controversy and a split in public response, is the proposal for...
STRANDED SEAL PUPS RETURNED TO THE WILD
1 Mar 2013
Three seal pups found stranded on the Isle of Man have been carefully nursed back to health by th...
27 Feb 2013
The Eurasian Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) is species of tree squirrel native to Northern Europ...
COCKROACHES CLEAN TO IMPROVE SMELL
11 Feb 2013
US researchers have found that it is important for cockroaches to groom themselves in order to im...
SCIENCE CLUB WEEKLY ROUND UP
21 Jan 2013
We have wrestling sharks, overpowering Pythons and rescued otters for you in this week's ...
NEAR-DEATH OTTER FACES A YEAR OF REHABILITATION
18 Jan 2013
A baby otter was found nearly dead, suffering from hypothermia near Argyll, Scotland. The pup was...
DEER IMPACT ON UK WOODLANDS
4 Jan 2013
Researchers from Durham University and the FERA have been conducting research into roe deer.
CRAZIEST NATURE RESEARCH OF 2012
2 Jan 2013
There have been some incredible developments and new finds in the world of nature and conservatio...
LARGE UK REEF FOUND
28 Dec 2012
A large shellfish reef has been found on the west coast of the U.K and experts think it could be ...
EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS & THEIR EFFECT ON SPECIES ABUNDANCE
25 Dec 2012
A paper recently published by the Zoological Society of London in the Conservation Letters journa...
THREAT CLOSER TO HOME - ASH DIEBACK
11 Dec 2012
In spring 2012 nurseries in Britain experienced their first cases of the disease known as ash die...
THE FIRST DINOSAUR
6 Dec 2012
When did the first dinosaur appear? That is the question. No, sorry. That apparently was the ques...
REINTRODUCTION OF LOCALLY EXTINCT SPECIES
28 Nov 2012
The European Beaver was hunted to extinction in Scotland during the 16th century but they are now...
EVENTS FOR THE CONSERVATIONIST AT HEART
19 Nov 2012
So maybe you’re the kind of person who is passionate about conservation but doesn’t h...
BADGER CULL APPEAL REJECTED
17 Sep 2012
The Badger Trust has lost its Court of Appeal challenge to government proposals to cull wild badg...
REINTRODUCTION PROJECT CREATING A BUZZ IN DUNGENESS
28 May 2012
A team of experts, led by Dr Nikki Gammans, are set to bring the short-haired bumblebee back to the UK after a 24 year absence.
England's biggest new native forest is halfway to completion
2 Apr 2012
The 300,000th tree was planted on the 17th March, as part of the Woodland Trust’s project in Hertfordshire.
Lake Vostok - A Lost World
7 Feb 2012
You may be delighted to hear that there is an area on Earth that remains un-spoilt by humans, which in this day and age, is incredibly rare.