Christina Catlin-Groves

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Climate change putting UK wildlife 'increasingly at risk'

Creation and protection of wildlife areas is key as the effects of warming temperatures threaten birds, bees, butterflies and plants, says RSPB report<p>Climate change is already affecting UK nature, from seabirds to plants, with wildlife “increasingly at risk” as temperatures rise, conservationists …

New species of frog found in Costa Rica looks just like Kermit

Someone should let Kermit know he has a new relative.<p>A new species of frog called the <i>Hyalinobatrachium dianae</i> has been found in Costa Rica. Similar …

Pull Quote

Book Talk<p>It’s one thing to have a tolerant meeting with a wild wolf that goes on for a matter of minutes. But this went on for six years.<p>In the winter of 2003, a jet-black wolf appeared at the edge of suburban Juneau, Alaska. It was not the snarling villain of folklore. This wolf seemed to crave …

Wildlife

Pine marten numbers recovering according to survey

<b>One of Scotland's rarest carnivores is showing signs of recovery after years of declining populations, a new report has suggested.</b><p>A joint survey by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and the Vincent Wildlife Trust (VWT) has found the number of pine marten appears to be growing.<p>The mammal is said to be …

Wildlife

Inspire Landing Page

15 August 2018<p>We know we like to say that There’s Nowhere Like Norfolk, but we really mean it! And just to prove our point we’ve come up with …

Found a baby bird - What to do

When to help and when to leave alone<p>This usually depends on whether it's a fledgling or a nestling, we've created a visual guide for what to do if …

Birds

News

There’s no denying it, Christmas is nearly here and whether you embrace the full festive fun or choose to escape the build up, there's...<p>Ever felt …

England

Daffodil Golden Triangle, Gloucestershire, England

More Information<p>Trains from London ran until the 1950s bringing people to see and pick the daffodils. Modern farming methods have removed a lot of …

Daffodils

Visit Gloucestershire's Golden Triangle

The delicate wild daffodil was once a common sight throughout Gloucestershire and is our county flower. Today the wild daffodil is mainly found in a …

Orchard Origins on Twitter: "Wild #daffodils in a traditional #orchard near Oxenhall, Glos. Sad to think they were once common place. http://t.co/KCEHJ0zW5H"

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Wild daffodils

Devon, Dunsford Nature Reserve - One of the best places to see daffodils in South West England. Coach loads of people used to come to the reserve to …

Daffodils

60% wildlife in decline. 15 million gardens in the UK. Let’s Make Wildlife Welcome.

Why are you closing?<p>It hides the content It looks like an ad I trust only original links<p>Link shared by<p>Links by @Meadow In My Garden<p>Why Richard …

Wildlife in gardens

Gardens contain various habitats which can be important for wildlife:<p>Garden ponds<p>Installing a pond is the biggest single contribution that can be …

Badger cull extended across country if we win election, Tories say

Liz Truss, the environment secretary, says badger culling should take place across the country after trials show it reduces cases of bovine TB<p>Badger culling would be extended across the country under a Conservative government, the environment secretary said today, after trials showed the measure …

Get wild about wildlife

FAMILIES are being encouraged to get wild about wildlife during the Easter holidays.<p>Worcestershire Wildlife Trust is offering a series of holiday …

Wildlife

A year in the life of an English oak tree

<b>Common name:</b> English oak, pedunculate oak<p><b>Scientific name:</b> <i>Quercus robur</i><b><br>Family:</b> <i></i>Fagaceae<p><b>UK provenance:</b> native<p><b>Interesting Fact:</b> acorns are not produced …

Shipbuilding

Biodiversity v Intensive Farming; Has Farming Lost its Way?

[This blog was posted as a guest blog on the Journal of Animal Ecology website, 16 Jan 2015, duplicated here for those that check my Uni blog]<i>Modern</i> …

Police to crack down as wildlife crime increases

A TIGER'S head went on display as police launched a campaign to crackdown on wildlife crime.<p>An increasing number of officers are being trained to …

Wildlife

The perils of feeding bread to ducks

<b>It's a seemingly innocent pastime. But experts warn that feeding ducks bread is not just bad for the bird's health - it can damage entire ecosystems, says Justin Parkinson.</b><p>Throwing crumbs of stale bread in a pond or river is a ritual of family days out dating back to at least the 19th Century. …

Birds

This is the one bird that must never represent Britain

Ten candidates are on the shortlist to become our national bird; but one imposter is fast making a bid<p>There are two national votes on May 7, both involving controversial, scheming and sometimes preening individuals. One is the general election and the other is <b>a poll to find a national bird of</b> …

They scar the landscape, devastate wildlife and put lives at risk... what can be done about spring grassfires?

Every day so far this month, firefighters in South Wales have been called to deliberately lit grassfires.<p>Huge swathes of mountainsides, fields and …

Hares raring to go as the mating season begins

Tweeted in by @countrymousie<p>The European hare, <i>Lepus europaeus,</i> is a well known sight across the open fields of the UK. With the mating season just …

Wildlife

My email to Hawk and Owl Trust regarding Hen Harrier Brood Management – UK Wildlife

Four weeks ago I was having a conversion on Twitter with the Hawk and Owl Trust, about their plans to help with the hen harrier brood management …

Birds

In awe of nature's master homebuilders

Birds have always amazed me, but there's something about what happens now in spring that, for me, defies belief. Prompted by the gathering day-length …

Birdwatching

Aerial pesticide spraying of UK woods to go ahead despite fears over wildlife

Woodland will be sprayed with insecticide from a helicopter for a second time to wipe out a caterpillar that is destroying the UK's oak trees, despite the government regulator saying in private that such an approach is unlikely to work and could have "serious" effects on other wildlife.<p>Officials …