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Tiny warbler’s amazing migration revealed

Breeding across boreal Canada and wintering in northern South America, the autumn migration route of Blackpoll Warbler has long been suspected of involving a spectacular transoceanic crossing, and a new study appears to confirm just that. Continue reading

Isle of May opens with new reserve manager

The Isle of May is open again for the year – and is welcoming a new Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) reserve manager as well. Continue reading

New Sea Eagle Management Scheme launched for 2015

A new scheme has been introduced this year to continue support for livestock farmers and crofters experiencing impacts across the sea eagle breeding range. Continue reading

Rathlin’s wildlife under threat

RSPB NI is warning that 100% cuts to the Natural Heritage Grants Programme will have a devastating effect on nature and the environment. Continue reading

Broad welcome to Scotland’s first ever national marine plan

The Scottish Government has today formally adopted Scotland’s first ever National Marine Plan, which sets a single planning framework for all activities in Scottish seas. Continue reading

M4 relief road will increase carbon emissions say experts

Wildlife Trusts Wales, Gwent Wildlife Trust and Friends of the Earth Cymru will this week hear the verdict of a judiciary review for the proposed M4 relief road. Continue reading

Devon’s beavers return to the wild

The Wildlife Trusts are delighted to announce that Devon’s wild population of beavers have been given a clean bill of health and were released back into the wild yesterday afternoon. Continue reading

WWT urges action on “shocking” rivers

As the Environment Agency releases figures released today that reveal just 17% of England’s rivers are in good health, the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is urging communities across England to make a stand and speak up for the wetlands, rivers, lakes and beaches that they love. Continue reading

New research for saving species on tropical islands as we prepare for big operation

Importance of tropical island restoration recognised by international scientific journal as we prepare for the biggest ever operation to save birds from extinction in French Polynesia Continue reading

Cyprus is the big winner of international bird race

The second Champions of the Flyway Bird Race took place in southern Israel on March 25th and after an amazingly tense and exhilarating 24 hour race the winners were announced at a spectacular awards ceremony held at the Eilat Hilton and attended by Mr Amir Halevi, General Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Continue reading