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Standing up for nature · 12h ago

NGO letter prompted May to go to the country

Last week, 11 environmental NGOs wrote to TM the PM and then she called a general election.   Here is the letter: Dear Prime Minister, We are alarmed by recent media reports suggesting that ...
Standing up for nature · 19h ago

A general election for the environment?

Have you spotted that there is going to be a UK general election this June? I bet you have. This will allow all the political parties to set out their environmental policies so that we can c...
Standing up for nature · 1d ago

Tim Melling – Black Grouse

This male was flying into a lek in North Wales taken while I was using the car as a hide. ...
Standing up for nature · 2d ago

Tim Melling – Ring Ousel

I took this photograph on Easter Sunday while it was actually raining.  Most people seemed...
Standing up for nature · 2d ago

An Unreliable History of Birdwatching (4) – by Paul Thomas

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Standing up for nature · 2d ago

Saturday cartoon by Ralph Underhill

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Standing up for nature · 3d ago

Press release from the Environmental Funders Network

 Starts:   Caroline Lucas and Sir David Attenborough top list of ‘Environmental Heroes’ for Earth Day   London, 19th April 2017: Ahead of Earth Day 2017 (22 April), CEOs from the UK’s leadin...
Standing up for nature · 3d ago

Heading back to Spain tomorrow

I’ll be back in Spain again tomorrow – this time it’s work (although there will be quite a lot of time spent using binoculars). I’ll be travelling with Ruth Miller and we’ll be popping into ...
Standing up for nature · 3d ago

Bird flu update

In the last four weeks there has only been one identified case of bird flu in wild birds in the UK and that was a Mute Swan in Somerset towards the beginning of that 4-week period.  DEFRA st...
Standing up for nature · 3d ago

Spring unwinding at Stanwick Lakes

I know I won’t get any sympathy for this, but I feel I am missing out on the true spring experience this year.  I’ve just spent two weeks in Spain and got back to the UK on Tuesday evening. ...