Curlews and puffins join the RSPB’s red list, but golden eagles are doing better

A report compiled by the RSPB and others warns that more than one quarter of UK birds are 'red listed' and in need of...

BASF challenges allotment holders to take the nematode challenge

Chemicals firm BASF, supplier of a leading brand of nematodes - the tiny worms that can be used in plant protection to control pests...

Seabed conditions key to survival of juvenile cod, haddock and whiting

Links between seabed type and quality are closely related to the abundance and size of young commercially fished species such as cod, haddock and...

Study reveals the global growth of ecological and environmental citizen science is fuelled by...

Scientists at the UK-based Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) and the Natural History Museum, London have revealed the diversity of ecological and environmental...

Pesticide analysis with less hassle?

Chromatograpy specialist Restek suggests troublesome pesticides can be analysed more easily and accurately with its own range of single-compound standards. New standards are available for...

The buzz around Nanosponge SERS and trace-level detection

Sensitive spectroscopy tools help identify substances linked to honeybee population decline Optical sensing specialist Ocean Optics says it has shown how highly-sensitive, trace-level Raman spectroscopy...

Charitable foundation nominates Lake Tanganyika as “Threatened Lake of the Year”

The environmental foundation Global Nature Fund (GNF) has nominated Lake Tanganyika in East Africa as the “Threatened Lake of the Year 2017". On the...

Appraising the landscape

Envirotec addresses a few questions to EPR's new managing director Ben Kite. He talks about ecological consultancy, training, Brexit, and the environmental measures he...

Demon shrimp threatens UK river life

Scientists working with the charity Salmon & Trout Conservation UK (S&TC UK) have come across evidence of a boom in the population of the...

ReefsGoLive initiative offers virtual tours of reefs of Little Cayman

Taking classrooms underwater is the objective of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s latest educational initiative. Designed to let any student, regardless of location or physical...

Pesticides are damaging bumblebees’ vibes, study appears to show

Bumblebees' ability to produce the buzzing – or vibration – that enables them to pollinate key commercial food crops may be harmed by the...

EU-Indonesia deal to curb illegal logging

Indonesia and the EU have hailed what they say is “a major milestone” in the global fight to end illegal logging, with the launch...

Report highlights global wildlife crisis

New data released by the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) and the Zoological Society of London in late October reveals that overall global vertebrate populations...

World’s largest marine protected area declared in the Antarctic

The world’s largest marine protected area has been declared in the Ross Sea in the Southern Ocean, said to be one of the last...

Tracking helps understand basking shark behaviour in the Sea of the Hebrides

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) and scientists at the University of Exeter are running a satellite tracking project of basking sharks off the west...

Big data study confirms forest biodiversity as a key factor for forest yields

Forest management yields higher productivity through biodiversity, say researchers Scientists conducting the first worldwide study of biodiversity and its impact on the productivity of forests...

Buzz for new bee found in Greenwich

A bee species has been spotted for the first time breeding in Britain. The bee was found during a survey of Greenwich Peninsula...

Bridging the gap between infrastructure and wildlife

Framework contractor ECS reflects on the increasing use of Green Bridges for wildlife protection, and some of the whys and hows of its own...

Pesticides forum to take place in November in Swindon

WRc, an innovation consultancy working in the water, waste and gas sectors, is holding its second annual Pesticide Forum meeting in Swindon on 9...

Vital improvements needed to forecast impact of climate change on biodiversity, say scientists

Improvements must be made to how we predict the impact of climate change on plants and wildlife, according to new research published on 8...