Upcycle for nature | #WildChallenge

Upcycle for nature | #WildChallenge

Tors Hamilton shares how to create wildlife-inspired crafts from household rubbish. Take the Wild Challenge to connect with nature and earn awards as you go! Find out more here: https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-families/family-wild-challenge/activities/upcycling-for-nature source

Make your own ‘t-shirt bag’

Make your own ‘t-shirt bag’

The eighth in our series of WWT home learning make it videos, these step by step instructions will show you how to make your own shopping bag using only an old t-shirt and a pair of scissors. source

A tour of Priest and Howell Hill nature reserves, from Surrey Wildlife Trust

A tour of Priest and Howell Hill nature reserves, from Surrey Wildlife Trust

Once a playing field Priest Hill now offers a home for a whole host of wildlife, with adjoining Howell Hill providing perfect habitat to some 260 species of flowering plants! Join Ben and Louise as they give us a glimpse of just some of the incredible wildlife that can be seen on these beautiful reserves! […]

Two more swallows hatch at Saltram. Part 4 of a new National Trust nature series

Two more swallows hatch at Saltram. Part 4 of a new National Trust nature series

Every year, in the machine shed at Saltram in Devon, a family of swallows build their nest. The swallows are not disturbed by sharing this normally busy working space with our gardens and outdoors teams This year, with lockdown restrictions in place and restrictions on visits, head gardener Martin Stott is giving us a glimpse […]

How To Save The Planet podcast. Episode 11: Nature on your doorstep

How To Save The Planet podcast. Episode 11: Nature on your doorstep

Lockdown may mean we’re spending more time at home, but there’s still a lot of the natural world we can look out for (and enjoy) from our doorstep. In this episode Muna and Isobel speak to 14-year-old RSPB Youth Ambassador, Kabir Kaul , who’s on a mission to transform the way we look at urban landscapes […]

The swallows have arrived at Saltram! Part 1 of a new National Trust nature series

The swallows have arrived at Saltram! Part 1 of a new National Trust nature series

Every year, in the machine shed at Saltram in Devon, a family of swallows build their nest. The swallows are not disturbed by sharing this normally busy working space with our gardens and outdoors teams This year, with lockdown restrictions in place and restrictions on visits, head gardener Martin Stott is giving us a glimpse […]

Small World

Small World

Rare Invertebrates in the Cairngorms Project Officer Genevieve Tompkins shares some of the wonders of the small world of wildlife we often miss. Find out more about the Rare Invertebrates in the Cairngorms Project here: https://www.rspb.org.uk/our-work/conservation/projects/rare-invertebrates-in-the-cairngorms/ Find out some way you can give nature a home here: https://www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/activities/give-nature-a-home-in-your-garden source

The swallows have arrived at Saltram! Part 3 of a new National Trust nature series

The swallows have arrived at Saltram! Part 3 of a new National Trust nature series

Every year, in the machine shed at Saltram in Devon, a family of swallows build their nest. The swallows are not disturbed by sharing this normally busy working space with our gardens and outdoors teams This year, with lockdown restrictions in place and restrictions on visits, head gardener Martin Stott is giving us a glimpse […]

It's Time for Nature | Live talk with David de Rothschild

It's Time for Nature | Live talk with David de Rothschild

This World Environment Day (Friday 5 June), join our panel of global scientific experts LIVE from 18.00 BST as they discuss the importance of protecting biodiversity – the variety and volume of life on Earth – as we face a planetary emergency. Hosted by NHM Ambassador, leading environmental change advocate and founder of the Voice […]

Build a hedgehog cafe | #WildChallenge

Build a hedgehog cafe | #WildChallenge

RSPB Scotland’s Elsa Tokunaga shares how to build a hedgehog home! Take the Wild Challenge to connect with nature and earn awards as you go! Find out more here: https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-families/family-wild-challenge/activities/make-a-hedgehog-cafe/ source

The Wildlife Trusts: World Oceans Day

The Wildlife Trusts: World Oceans Day

Join Natalie from the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust to celebrate our beautiful blue planet! For more stunning underwater and wildlife footage, follow Natalie on Instagram @natalielrance or the Isles of Scilly @ScillyWildlife. Huge thanks also to Nick Jones (@nickbjones), Caroline Kennedy (@carolinekennedy.x) and SubSeaTV for their wonderful footage of our marine world. Find out […]

A tour of Wisley and Oakham Commons, from Surrey Wildlife Trust

A tour of Wisley and Oakham Commons, from Surrey Wildlife Trust

You may have driven past Wisley and Oakham Commons on your travels many times but have never stopped to appreciate its splendour. It provides the perfect habitat for nightjars, woodlark and Dartfort warblers – what’s not to love? Join James from Surrey Wildlife Trust as he gives us a flavour of what to expect during […]

The Wildlife Trusts: Natural solutions to climate crisis

The Wildlife Trusts: Natural solutions to climate crisis

On World Environment Day we are in a climate emergency and are witnessing a steady decline of nature. We cannot solve one without the other – nature’s recovery is vital for tackling climate change. Find out more about nature-based solutions: www.wildlifetrusts.org/climate-emergency The Wildlife Trusts We are working for an environment rich in wildlife for everyone. […]

Water cycle in a jar

Water cycle in a jar

The seventh in our series of WWT home learning make it videos, these step by step instructions will show you how to replicate the water cycle in a jar. source

How To Save The Planet - live! - Access to nature after lockdown

How To Save The Planet – live! – Access to nature after lockdown

Access to nature after lockdown Nature – whether it’s a sprawling forest or an urban park – can be of great comfort during unsettling times. But the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted just how many people – particularly in urban areas – are robbed of important green space. Now is our chance to start thinking about […]

Take a closer look at foraging

Take a closer look at foraging

The Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Lyndsay Mark takes you foraging in her local woodland, demonstrates some recipes, and explains the simple steps you should take to safely collect wild treats. source

The Museum in Lockdown: Who feeds the beetles | Natural History Museum

The Museum in Lockdown: Who feeds the beetles | Natural History Museum

What does it take to look after 80 million specimens during lockdown? As COVID-19 spread around the world, the Museum closed its doors for the first time since the Second World War. But who was going to look after the fossils and flesh-eating beetles? Website: http://www.nhm.ac.uk Twitter: http://twitter.com/NHM_London Facebook: http://fb.com/naturalhistorymuseum Instagram: http://instagram.com/natural_history_museum The Natural History […]

Top tips for filming  nature from the National Trust

Top tips for filming nature from the National Trust

Get ready to hide out and set up the perfect shot to capture the action of the natural world around you. It’s perfect entertainment for kids and adults as part of our series of Weekend Challenges. So what are you waiting for? Perhaps you’ll catch the moment just as a bird takes off or lands […]

New Solutions to Plastic Pollution | Live talk with David de Rothschild

New Solutions to Plastic Pollution | Live talk with David de Rothschild

Ahead of #WorldOceansDay (8 June), join our panel LIVE on Sunday 7 June from 18.00 BST as they talk about the importance of reducing plastic pollution in our seas and explore what can be achieved through innovations. Hosted by leading environmental change advocate, NHM Ambassador and founder of the Voice for Nature Foundation David de […]

Wild Week - 25 May

Wild Week – 25 May

This week’s highlights include fantastic otter footage, a house sparrow enjoying a dust bath an incredible close up image of a hoverfly in mid-air! Please keep tagging us in your #EverydayWildlife images and videos, we’ll share our favourites in the weeks to come. source

4. How can nature based solutions help people adapt to climate change?

4. How can nature based solutions help people adapt to climate change?

The fourth and last in this Natural England climate change webinar series focuses on the ability of the natural environment to provide adaptation for people. This included discussion on urban green infrastructure and the natural environment’s vital role in providing both catchment scale and coastal Natural Flood Management. The webinar also provided pointers on where […]

Wild Week - 1 June

Wild Week – 1 June

This week’s highlights include ducklings and cygnets, an encounter with a badger and hundreds of tadpoles! Please keep tagging us in your #EverydayWildlife images and videos, we’ll share our favourites in the weeks to come. source

Nature from your window | #WildChallenge

Nature from your window | #WildChallenge

RSPB Scotland volunteer Alex Paterson shares how to do our Nature Wow Wild Challenge and enjoy wildlife even just by looking out your window. Take the Wild Challenge to connect with nature and earn awards as you go! Find out more here: https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-families/family-wild-challenge/activities/nature-wow/ source

Make a nature stop motion film

Make a nature stop motion film

Stop motion is a fun cinematographic technique that can be used to make short animated films. Find out how to make your own stop motion nature film in the how to video. #DiscoverLearnPlay https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/things-to-do/learn/ source

Adopt a Dolphin Update May 2020

Adopt a Dolphin Update May 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 in May from our field officer, Charlie Phillips. Adopt a dolphin at: https://uk.whales.org source

Raptor crime during lockdown

Raptor crime during lockdown

Since lockdown began, the RSPB has received a surge in reports of birds of prey being illegally killed. We believe criminals have treated lockdown as a green light to continue their illegal activities without fear of being seen source

Raptor crime during lockdown: update

Raptor crime during lockdown: update

The RSPB has received a surge in reports of birds of prey being illegally killed since lockdown began. In this video update, Mark Thomas addresses some of the responses to this from the shooting community, and thanks the public for their continued support. source

Our WildVideo feed services connects you to a growing number of highly regarded nature institutions in the UK. Here you can find a range of different productions all in one place.

There is, of course, the disclaimer that each video is produced by an organisation with it's own agenda and bias to achieve. That said I do try and select only good quality producers of wildlife videos to include in the feeds.

Wildlife News video is a great place to find more information on;

  • nature reserves,
  • political issues,
  • new species,
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and many other topics in the UK.

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