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Standing up for nature · 5h ago

Tim Melling – Northern Harrier

Tim writes: this is a wild Northern Harrier giving me eye-to-eye contact as it flew right ...
Standing up for nature · 9h ago

An Unreliable History of Birdwatching (34) by Paul Thomas

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Standing up for nature · 14h ago

A Defra response only scores 3 out of 10

Defra responded yesterday to Gavin Gamble’s e-petition to ban driven grouse shooting. Congratulations to Gavin for having moved things on a bit – it’s always interesting to get a glimpse of ...
Standing up for nature · 16h ago

Saturday cartoon by Ralph Underhill

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Standing up for nature · 1d ago

Wild food (15) – Pollock and Coalfish by Ian Carter

I’ll admit to being more than a little surprised the first time one of these two species e...
Standing up for nature · 1d ago

Dr Coffey’s reading list (24) – in praise of gamekeepers

Dr Therese Coffey is the junior minister at Defra. Now that Gavin Gamble’s e-petition in favour of banning driven grouse shooting has passed 10,000 signatures Dr Coffey will need to sign off...
Standing up for nature · 1d ago

An evening in Ipswich

On Wednesday I had the privilege of giving the first Derek Moore Memorial Lecture to a crowd of c130 people in Ipswich. Derek was a mate of mine and a character, and achiever, in the nature ...
Standing up for nature · 2d ago

12,000 signatures

Gavin Gamble’s e-petition to ban driven grouse shooting is still waiting for a response from Defra 20 days after passing 10,000 signatures. Today it has just passed 12,000 signatures.  Well ...
Standing up for nature · 2d ago

Dr Coffey’s reading list (23) – please help the Peak District

Dr Therese Coffey is the junior minister at Defra. Now that Gavin Gamble’s e-petition in favour of banning driven grouse shooting has passed 10,000 signatures Dr Coffey will need to sign off...
Standing up for nature · 2d ago

Guest blog – Just how red are Reds? by Ian Parsons

Ian Parsons spent twenty years working as a Ranger with the Forestry Commission, where he ...