The Woodland Trust launched the Big Climate Fightback in September to give people a simple way to make a difference in the fight against climate change.
Have you ever dreamed of taking a safari? Of spotting a distant movement through the binoculars, followed by the shuddering kickstart of a Land Rover engine as you prepare to chase an indistinguishable shadow or glimpse of fur across the grassy landscape… would you believe me if I said you could do just that? In the UK.
It’s the kind of Halloween story that naturalists will love! Great Fox-Spiders have been rediscovered after more than 25 years without a UK sighting.
This autumn, I’m delighted to have been invited to become an honorary Wildlife Angel for the fantastic animal rescue centre and sanctuary; Pet Samaritans. Their Hedgehog Hospital runs all year round, and as hedgehog numbers continue to decline across Britain, they do everything they can to help them. We, the public, can also do our bit help hedgehogs as they prepare for hibernation (usually taking place November – March) and here are a few suggestions for how…
More than 70,000 healthy badgers will be shot this autumn, in the government’s largest ever seasonal cull. What’s more, the cull will result in the deaths of badgers which have been vaccinated by volunteers in government-funded programmes.
As summer gives way to autumn, I’m beginning to return my attention to my garden. I’ve teamed up with Seedball to offer one lucky winner the chance to win this bundle of Seedball wildlife-themed mixes worth £42 — perfect for bringing wildlife into your garden.
After years of uncertainty, England’s first wild breeding population of beavers for 400 years has been given the permanent right to remain in their East Devon river home.
Post-lockdown, the UK sits in an extraordinary melting pot of multiple biodiversity and environmental issues all coming together at once.
In this insightful guest blog post, we look at the UK’s extinct creatures, and what we might have found outside our front doors up to 500 years ago — with the help of an eye-catching infographic.
World Environment Day 2020 presents that chance to explore how human activity and impact on the environment (and wildlife!) has contributed to the current global pandemic — and how we might prevent another outbreak like Covid-19.