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Bumper breeding year for rare seabird in Northumberland

RSPB news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 18:07

A rare seabird has enjoyed its most successful breeding season for two decades in Northumberland.

Categories: Nature

New book reveals fascinating history of Leighton Moss

RSPB news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 17:13

The first book to chart a 6,000 year history of Leighton Moss is set to be launched at the RSPB reserve this month.

Categories: Nature

Don't let the turtle dove become the UK's 'passenger pigeon', says RSPB

RSPB news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 17:12

South east region is working with farmers to provide crucial habitats

Categories: Nature

Help to celebrate 20 years of giving nature a home at RSPB Marshside

RSPB news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 17:10

As the RSPB marks 20 years of creating homes for nature at its Marshside reserve in Merseyside, an action-packed day of celebration is set to be held on Sunday 7 September and everyone is invited to join in.

Categories: Nature

African food security on the menu

BBC Nature news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 16:55

African ministers and business leaders gather in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent's food security.

Categories: Nature

Don't let the turtle dove become the UK's 'passenger pigeon', says RSPB

RSPB news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 16:43

On the 100th anniversary of the extinction of North America's passenger pigeon today, the RSPB is highlighting the plight of the turtle dove, which is currently halving in number every six years.

Categories: Nature

Don't let our turtle dove become the UK's 'passenger pigeon

RSPB news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 11:27

As the world mourns the passing of the passenger 100 years ago, we're reminding everyone that our very own turtle dove could be heading for oblivion

Categories: Nature

Antarctic waters 'rising faster'

BBC Nature news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 11:16

Melting ice is fuelling sea-level rise around the coast of Antarctica, a new report finds.

Categories: Nature

VIDEO: Greenhouse gas fear over meat production

BBC Nature news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 07:41

Global consumption of meat needs to fall to ensure future demand for food can be met and to help protect the environment, a study says.

Categories: Nature

Greenhouse gas fear over meat eating

BBC Nature news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 04:56

New research estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate.

Categories: Nature

VIDEO: Footage of powerful solar flares

BBC Nature news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 02:44

The US Space Agency Nasa has released new footage showing a series of powerful solar flares.

Categories: Nature

Xenon and argon banned for athletes

BBC Nature news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 00:53

Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.

Categories: Nature

The girl with three biological parents

BBC Nature news - Mon, 01/09/2014 - 00:15

The girl with three biological parents

Categories: Nature

Iceland issues new volcano alert

BBC Nature news - Sun, 31/08/2014 - 17:17

Iceland issues an aviation alert after a fresh lava eruption from a fissure near the Bardarbunga volcano, but the warning is later lowered.

Categories: Nature

Mouse on lily tops photo competition

BBC Nature news - Sat, 30/08/2014 - 01:44

Animal nightlife - and other great images from photo contest

Categories: Nature

Iceland's volcano ash alert lifted

BBC Nature news - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 22:33

An eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano that briefly threatened air travel has ended, local officials say.

Categories: Nature

Scientists solve 'sliding rocks' puzzle

BBC Nature news - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 16:26

Scientists have finally worked out how rocks on a dry lake bed in California move across the ground.

Categories: Nature

A wild day out

RSPB news - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 15:47

On Saturday 6 September, the RSPB and Wall Farm near Telford are welcoming visitors for a day of wild entertainment from 10 am - 4 pm.

Categories: Nature

RSPB Conwy is great for grown-ups this autumn!

RSPB news - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 13:52

If you thought only children and families were catered for at RSPB Conwy - then think again! This autumn will see a new diary of events launched at the reserve catering for the more grown-up clientele!

Categories: Nature

RSPB Ynys-hir - where art and wildlife collide!

RSPB news - Fri, 29/08/2014 - 13:48

Until the end of September young artist, Becky Thorley-Fox is using RSPB Ynys-hir and its wildlife as the inspiration for her next portfolio of paintings.

Categories: Nature

See Michael's works

Mall Galleries, London SW1Y 5BD, November 1-11, 2012. SWLA annual exhibition

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