18 Oct 2018

MP backs bill to save British pollinators Locked

Ecology Briefing: The bill calls on Defra to support the creation of pollinator corridors across Britain.

18 Oct 2018

Hare death mystery baffles experts

Ecology Briefing: The Suffolk and Norfolk Wildlife Trusts and University of East Anglia are looking to find the cause behind the spate of hare deaths in the region.

18 Oct 2018

UK bat crime rises according to latest BCT figures Locked

Ecology Briefing: Over 165 bat crimes were reported across the UK in 2017 according to a recent report.

18 Oct 2018

Lottery fund aims to protect church habitats for bats

Ecology Briefing: The Heritage Lottery funding will be used to protect the UK’s bats and mitigate the damage they do to the UK’s churches.

18 Oct 2018

Highways England collaborates to protect England's rarest ant Locked

Ecology Briefing: Back from the Brink project aims to protect over 200 species including rare ant.

18 Oct 2018

SNH looks to mitigate unwanted beaver impacts as numbers rise

Ecology Briefing: A recent study by the University of Exeter reveals how beaver populations have grown across Tayside, Scotland.

11 Oct 2018

245 water voles released into Kielder streams Locked

Ecology Briefing: Fourth round of water vole release in Northumberland sees almost 250 voles released in Kielder area.

11 Oct 2018

Newcastle pledges £100,000 towards tree planting

Ecology Briefing: The Council has unveiled plans to plant 19,000 new trees to make Newcastle a healthier, greener city.

11 Oct 2018

Salmon return as Perthshire river flows again Locked

Ecology Briefing: Tay District Salmon Fisheries Board (TDSFB) predicts up to 1,500 salmon/yr could return to the river Garry after a project brought water back to the river.

11 Oct 2018

Khan’s London free tree scheme seeks to realise national park ambition Locked

Ecology Briefing: As part of Khan’s ambition to make London a national park city, 75,000 trees are to be planted across the capital.

11 Oct 2018

Leeds Council highlights importance of river stewardship Locked

Ecology Briefing: Leeds City Council works to maintain river channels in a bid to reduce flood risk and control the spread of invasive species.

11 Oct 2018

Satellite data and biological records win Highways England an award Locked

Ecology Briefing: More than 10,000 native trees and shrubs have been planted to support and connect wildlife habitats near major roads in Devon and Cornwall.

4 Oct 2018

Country-wide insect corridors to be created in Wales

Ecology Briefing: Buglife’s B-Lines initiative aims to restore insect-rich habitats and connect bees and other pollinating insects to wildflower-rich areas across the country.

4 Oct 2018

Glazert river restoration seeks to reduce flood risk

Ecology Briefing: Improvements to Glazert Water seek to reduce flood risk and boost biodiversity.

4 Oct 2018

Environmental bodies call for government to stop undermining National Parks Locked

Ecology Briefing: Environmental charities have asked government ministers to stop using existing developments to support the further development in protected areas.

4 Oct 2018

From peat-extracted landscape to 'green lung'

Ecology Briefing: Work under the Greater Manchester Wetlands Partnership continues in Salford.

4 Oct 2018

Developer prosecuted for bat roost demolition Locked

Ecology Briefing: Mike Green of GEM Holdings received a £910 fine for the unlawful demolition of a roost in York.

4 Oct 2018

People's manifesto for wildlife suggests new Environment Act Locked

Ecology Briefing: A People’s Manifesto for Wildlife has been published outlining a number of political and personal suggestions to help prevent the decline in British Wildlife.

28 Sep 2018

Big Butterfly Count sees Red Admiral and Small Tortoiseshell numbers dive Locked

Ecology Briefing: Results from Big Butterfly Count reveal dramatic drops for certain species across the UK while others recover.

28 Sep 2018

High-tech system promotes roadside wildlife for Highways England

Ecology Briefing: Satellite images combined with wildlife data is helping Highway England predict where to target its biodiversity efforts.

28 Sep 2018

Wallasea Island restoration nears completion

Ecology Briefing: Essex-based wetland restoration project enters final stages after almost a decade.

27 Sep 2018

Stop taking soils for granted, urges European report Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Soil protection has dropped down the EU agenda despite its importance, claims a European Academies’ Science Advisory Council report.

27 Sep 2018

Ecological data used for Burton Washlands project

Ecology Briefing: The Staffordshire Wildlife Trust has contributed environmental data to help transform the washlands into a public recreational space while promoting nature conservation.

20 Sep 2018

Welsh Water consortium aims to improve waterways Locked

Ecology Briefing: Welsh Water teams with 29 environmental NGOs to create shared principles in a bid to improve the quality of waterways and the wider environment.

20 Sep 2018

Wildlife bodies and Labour criticise badger cull Locked

Ecology Briefing: The Shropshire Wildlife Trust says the practice does not stop the spread of bovine TB.

20 Sep 2018

TEP undertakes Fife river restoration

Ecology Briefing: Feasibility study to be undertaken of restoration works at the Black Burn watercourse in Glenrothes.

20 Sep 2018

Carcinus secures aquatic surveys

Ecology Briefing: Lamprey survey to be undertaken of the River Itchen, a designated SSSI and SAC.

20 Sep 2018

Telford reed bed tender open for submissions

Ecology Briefing: The Shropshire Wildlife Trust welcomes tenders for a passive water treatment reed bed and septic tank in Lightmoor Flood Meadow.

14 Sep 2018

Birmingham tops open green spaces list Locked

Ecology Briefing: The West Midlands city boasts the most open green spaces, while Newcastle contains the most open green space per person, according to Jurys Inn research.  

14 Sep 2018

JBA uses distressed boulders in Runswick Bay flood scheme

Ecology Briefing: Consultancy utilises innovative design techniques to improve ecological impacts of coastal erosion prevention scheme.