How Brexit could redefine UK farming and protect its damaged ecology

How Brexit could redefine UK farming and protect its damaged ecology

“We need to rethink how we produce and how we consume” – that was the message from the opening session of the United Nations biodiversity summit today in New York. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) It aims to explore ways to protect nature, while also meeting global development goals. So how would a new, sustainable future look in […]

Mid Cornwall Moors SSSI – Tregonetha Downs

Mid Cornwall Moors SSSI – Tregonetha Downs

Tregonetha Downs forms one of the largest remaining tracts of heath and associated fen habitat within the Mid Cornwall Moors. There is a long history of both underground and surface mineral extraction in the area, which has created a series of streams, ditches and pools that flow throughout the site. The site supports several rare […]

Criminal Cover Up

Criminal Cover Up

The satellite tag from a missing golden eagle has been found wrapped in lead sheeting, antenna cut off, thrown in a Highland river. The young eagle arrived in Strathbraan in spring 2016. Within a few days his tag suddenly, inexplicably, stopped. It was suspected that the bird had been killed, and the tag destroyed. Now […]

Loch Arkaig Osprey Cam - 2020 Highlights - Woodland Trust

Loch Arkaig Osprey Cam – 2020 Highlights – Woodland Trust

It’s been a fantastic year at the Loch Arkaig nest for our osprey family. Our resident pair, Louis and Aila, successfully reared chicks Doddie, Vera and Captain this season. Our ospreys have migrated for the winter but you can watch a summary of the very successful 2020 season. The camera will be live again in […]

Go on a coastal walk with Lizzie Daly and the National Trust

Go on a coastal walk with Lizzie Daly and the National Trust

You’re invited to join us and wildlife presenter Lizzie Daly and National Trust Ranger Jeff on a refreshing coastal walk at Sandymouth in Cornwall. Our new video will transport you to this wild stretch of coastline, where you’ll enjoy clifftop views, spot seabirds and discover how we work to stem the tide of plastic pollution. […]

Protecting nature with traditional thatch farming in Dorset

Protecting nature with traditional thatch farming in Dorset

For the past 50 years, Dave Symonds has been a Thatcher at Golden Cap, Dorset. Dave discusses his farming methods and how he is working with National Trust to help protect nature and also grow thatching reeds by working with traditional methods to allow local wildlife to flourish. We protect and care for places so […]

As wildfires burn America, attempts to save natural world and wildlife are failing

As wildfires burn America, attempts to save natural world and wildlife are failing

Up and down America’s Western states nearly 5 million acres of forest has been destroyed.(Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) President Donald Trump and Joe Biden are both on the ground – another dividing line between climate-change denying Trump and his Democratic rival. Our Washington Correspondent Siobhan Kennedy has the latest. Environmental catastrophe is not just someone else’s problem, […]

Earth’s wildlife populations in ‘freefall’ | Climate Emergency

Earth’s wildlife populations in ‘freefall’ | Climate Emergency

In Druridge Bay local campaigners are celebrating the success of their campaign to stop plans for a new open cast coal mine. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) So could they inspire more people to act to tackle climate change? There were plenty of practical suggestions of what to do in today’s report from the Citizens Assembly brought together […]

Everyone needs nature, so chill out and catch some waves with the National Trust

Everyone needs nature, so chill out and catch some waves with the National Trust

#EveryoneNeedsNature – We’re launching an appeal to raise awareness of how connection to nature enriches lives and how vital it is to preserve and protect nature and wildlife, and to raise funds for nature conservation. This video features the sea at Blakeney Reserve in Norfolk. For more calm visit nationaltrust.org.uk We protect and care for […]

Everyone needs nature, so enjoy a moment of calm from the National Trust

Everyone needs nature, so enjoy a moment of calm from the National Trust

#EveryoneNeedsNature – We’re launching an appeal to raise awareness of how connection to nature enriches lives and how vital it is to preserve and protect nature and wildlife, and to raise funds for nature conservation. This video features a lake at Derwent Water in Cumbria. For more calm visit nationaltrust.org.uk We protect and care for […]

Everyone needs nature, so relax by a stream with the National Trust

Everyone needs nature, so relax by a stream with the National Trust

#EveryoneNeedsNature – We’re launching an appeal to raise awareness of how connection to nature enriches lives and how vital it is to preserve and protect nature and wildlife, and to raise funds for nature conservation. This video features the stream at Hembury Woods in Devon. For more calm visit http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk We protect and care for […]

“Everyone needs nature, so enjoy an uplifting moment of birdsong with the National Trust

“Everyone needs nature, so enjoy an uplifting moment of birdsong with the National Trust

#EveryoneNeedsNature – We’re launching an appeal to raise awareness of how connection to nature enriches lives and how vital it is to preserve and protect nature and wildlife, and to raise funds for nature conservation. This video features a Robin at Wasdale in Yorkshire. For more calm visit http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk We protect and care for places […]

Protecting puffins on Fidra

Protecting puffins on Fidra

Thank you to the donors whose generosity made this work possible. The island of Fidra in the Forth is home to an important population of puffins. RSPB Scotland has been working hard to make it an ideal place for them to nest. Some of that work requires a head for heights and a steady hand! […]

Wild week - 31 August

Wild week – 31 August

This week’s wildlife highlights include foxes, a hedgehog sniffing out a new winter home and a wide range of bird life. source

Explore Radnorshire Wildlife Trusts’ Gilfach Nature Reserve with Iolo Williams

Explore Radnorshire Wildlife Trusts’ Gilfach Nature Reserve with Iolo Williams

Join Iolo Williams as he explores the beautiful Gilfach Nature Reserve in Radnorshire. From heather clad hills and flower rich meadows to oak woodland and tumbling river – Gilfach has it all! Home to over 400 species of lichen, otters, dippers and salmon to name but a few, this incredible reserve is a wildlife haven. […]

Adopt a Dolphin update August 2020

Adopt a Dolphin update August 2020

Adopt a Dolphin with Whale and Dolphin Conservation. Latest news on what the bottlenose dolphins of the Moray Firth in Scotland have been up to this month from our field officer, Charlie Phillips. Adopt a dolphin at: https://uk.whales.org source

Take to the trail with Lizzie Daly - Episode 2: Accessible walks

Take to the trail with Lizzie Daly – Episode 2: Accessible walks

In the second episode of our new four-part series Take to the Trail, wildlife presenter Lizzie Daly and National Trust ranger Bethan Edmunds take you on a stroll around Blickling Estate. From veteran trees, to a river project that’s helping wildlife thrive, and the iconic mausoleum, follow them on this multi-use trail to discover more […]

Wild LIVE: Taking Action for Insects

Wild LIVE: Taking Action for Insects

Join our panel for a discussion on why our insects are so vital, the threats facing them, and the action everyone can take to help populations to recover and thrive. Take action for insects today: www.wildlifetrusts.org/take-action-insects. This is the third episode in a monthly Wild LIVE series from The Wildlife Trusts. To be informed of […]

Pine Marten visits Loch Arkaig osprey nest - Osprey Cam (2020)

Pine Marten visits Loch Arkaig osprey nest – Osprey Cam (2020)

At 6.49am this morning we had a pine marten visit the Loch Arkaig osprey nest! Pine martens are not much of a threat to the ospreys now that they can all fly. Earlier in the season, it could take eggs and flightless chicks. With Aila, Doddie and Captain gone, it won’t be a threat to […]

Steart Marshes Black-Winged Stilts Success | WWT

Steart Marshes Black-Winged Stilts Success | WWT

Let Site Manager, Alys talk you through the wonders of Steart and its special visitors. By acutely managing water levels throughout the year, we make sure that the mud is full of invertebrate life for all kinds of birds to feed upon. Wetlands really can support amazing wildlife. Create it and they will come! Filmed […]

Wildlife Highlights - 24 August

Wildlife Highlights – 24 August

This week’s wildlife highlights include diving gannets, an osprey sparring with a peregrine, and an intrepid emperor moth caterpillar! source

A tour of Chobham Common, from Surrey Wildlife Trust

A tour of Chobham Common, from Surrey Wildlife Trust

Heathland is one of the most reduced habitats in the UK – we’ve lost a staggering 85% in the last 200 years! This is what makes Chobham Common so special. It is home to not only some incredible birds, reptiles and invertebrates but also some pretty impressive plants! Silver studded butterfly, sundew and Dartford warbler […]

A Green and Fair Future

A Green and Fair Future

From getting drastic on plastic to fighting climate change, we want to change the world for good. It’s time to make a difference. YouTube – http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=friendsoftheearth Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/friendsoftheearth Twitter – http://twitter.com/friends_earth Instagram – http://instagram.com/friends_earth Email – https://friendsoftheearth.uk/ (scroll to bottom) source

We're Good to Go at Loch of the Lowes

We're Good to Go at Loch of the Lowes

We’ve made lots of changes to how the Visitor Centre operates to ensure that public, staff and volunteers are as safe as possible. These have been done in compliance with Scottish Government and Tourism industry guidelines. Advance online booking is now required. For more information and bookings visit www.scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/lochofthelowes source

Wildlife highlights - 17 August

Wildlife highlights – 17 August

This week’s wildlife highlights include underwater footage from the North West Highlands Snorkel Trail, dazzling dragon and damselflies and a striking black guillemot. source

Rats help archaeologists uncover new surprises at the National Trust's Oxburgh Hall

Rats help archaeologists uncover new surprises at the National Trust's Oxburgh Hall

Helpful rats led archaeologists to a treasure trove of finds at Oxborough Hall in Norfolk. Tudor-period silk clothes and embroideries were used to build cosy nests tucked beneath the floorboards. While fragments of shredded paper led to the discovery of a 500 year-old manuscript and a book of psalms possibly hidden by Catholics fearing persecution. […]

Hill walking with Lizzie Daly and the National Trust

Hill walking with Lizzie Daly and the National Trust

In the first episode of our new four-part series Take to the Trail, wildlife presenter Lizzie Daly and National Trust ranger Abbi Knight take you on an adventure at the eastern edge of the Brecon Beacons. Follow them on this nature-rich trail through the valleys and woodlands of Monmouthshire and up to the rugged summit […]

Wildlife Highlights - 10 August

Wildlife Highlights – 10 August

This week your wildlife highlights include an osprey in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, a curious red squirrel and a wide range of other species. source

Claire's Story | Enough is enough

Claire's Story | Enough is enough

RSPB Scotland’s Claire Smith has worked tirelessly to bring sea eagles back to our skies where they belong. She shares her feelings about the fact that these amazing birds are still being illegally killed on grouse moors. For Claire the sad truth is that continued persecution is not a surprise. But she also explains that […]

Mid Cornwall Moors SSSI – Goss Moor

Mid Cornwall Moors SSSI – Goss Moor

Goss Moor National Nature Reserve, a large valley basin, forming the headwaters of the River Fal, is the largest remnant of the moors of mid-Cornwall and is central to the expansive SSSI. Dry and wet heath, mire, fen, woodland and open water create a stunningly diverse mixture of habitats home to some of the UK’s […]

Box Hill – looked after by the National Trust

Box Hill – looked after by the National Trust

In our cramped and hectic world open spaces are as important as ever, which is why the National Trust is working so hard to preserve them. We have long understood that green places are the lungs of the nation and are vital to our wellbeing. Over 100 years ago, our founders set out to protect […]

Great Fen – Holme Fen Spitfire dig

Great Fen – Holme Fen Spitfire dig

James Diamond and John Torlesse from Natural England visit the fascinating excavation of a crashed World War II Spitfire – deep from the conserved black peat of the Great Fen project. Natural England were invited to join our partners at the Holme Fen Spitfire dig in October 2015, part of the fantastic Great Fen project […]

Tern-ing the tide

Tern-ing the tide

Chris Knowles, Forth Tern Warden for the Roseate Tern Life Project, shares how raft in the Firth of Forth is supporting common terns. http://roseatetern.org/forth-islands.html source

Take a closer look at orcas

Take a closer look at orcas

Take a closer look at the orcas found in Scotland’s seas! Join the Trust’s People & Wildlife Officer Catherine to learn more about their lives and find out some of the threats facing these amazing marine mammals. source

Chicks hatch from egg collection

Chicks hatch from egg collection

These waders were given a second chance at life after being rescued from a property in Yorkshire. During lockdown, the RSPB attended a police warrant where over 200 eggs were seized, including seven live eggs in an incubator. Four of the eggs hatched and were reared by experts, and have now fledged into the wild. […]

Wildlife Highlights 3 August

Wildlife Highlights 3 August

This week your wildlife highlights include an otter in the Water of Leith, a curious hedgehog and a wide variety of bird life! source

Wild LIVE: A Way Back to Living Seas

Wild LIVE: A Way Back to Living Seas

Help bring our seas back to life: https://action.wildlifetrusts.org/page/61642/data/1 This National Marine Week we will be taking some time to marvel at the wonder of our seas. However, sadly they are under pressure like never before, with decades of overexploitation, pollution, and unchecked development, which is resulting in a loss of wildlife and the destruction of […]

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