North Devon coastline

Pledge for nature!

Mike Moser
| 11th June 2019
Support the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve's call to Pledge for Nature! – a new local initiative to galvanise community action for nature’s recovery.

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Let nature sing

Staff Reporter
| 29th April 2019
The RSPB is releasing a track of pure bird song to raise awareness of the shocking loss of over 40 million birds from the UK in just 50 years.

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Donald Trump being Donald Trump

Trump's attempt to repeal Obama-era conservation efforts

Emily Folk
| 29th June 2018
President Donald Trump has worked relentlessly to undo environmental and conservation policies from the Obama Administration. Trump will travel to the UK next month, with a mass demonstration planned to meet him. Environmentalists have plenty of reasons to attend. EMILY FOLK provides a run down

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'A rich conservationist is a rare species'

Wendyrosie Scott
| 15th May 2018
Cash for conservationism is crucial if projects are to have a meaningful, long-lasting impact. That's why the continued funding of the Whitley Awards - the so-called "green oscars" of the conservation world - is essential, says WENDYROSIE SCOTT

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Two lions

Scientists get ever closer to discovering the mystery of 'man eating lions'

Curtis Abraham
| 12th April 2018
Ogeto Mwebi, a senior research scientist at the Department of Zoology of the National Museums of Kenya and Nduhiu Gitahi, the chief technologist at the Department of Public Health, Pharmacology & Toxicology based at Nairobi University are attempting now to uncover the mystery behind two man eating lions from more than a century ago. CURTIS ABRAHAM investigates

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Wildlife conservation should not be a Western import

Humphrey Kariuki
| 20th December 2017
The Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy is empowering a new generation of Kenyans to reclaim the conservationist narrative. HUMPRHEY KARIUKI, a patron of the society, explores how wildlife conservation in Africa is harmed by a Western dominated approach.

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The evolution of armed conflict in Africa

Curtis Abraham
| 21st November 2017
For a generation the nature of warfare in Africa has evolved due to technological advances. The scale of destructiveness in modern warfare has increased. This has had a negative impact on wildlife and its habitats, which had traditionally protected wild animals and environments. CURTIS ABRAHAM reports.

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The Susu clan are self-sufficient and manage the land sustainably. They produce food to sustain themselves but also harvest cash crops like palm oil, rubber and sugar cane for income. (C) Friends of the Earth International, via Flickr

The palm oil crisis in Nigeria - and beyond

Burag Gurden
| 8th September 2017
The use and spread of palm oil is beyond imagination; from cooking and manufacturing to pharmaceuticals and drilling fluids, it is even in nanny's chocolate cake. Its global consumption may have increased more than any other good, but what does this entail for the farmers? The crisis in Edo State of Nigeria speaks for itself, reports BURAG GURDEN

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Nightingale, Minsmere RSPB, Suffolk (c) Ian Curran.

Eleventh hour reprieve for one of the last bastions of nightingales

Brendan Montague
| 7th September 2017
A planning application to build thousands of new houses on Lodge Hill, one of the last strongholds for nightingales in the UK, has been withdrawn. More than 12,000 people objected to the application to build on the Site of Special Scientific Interest, leading to a Public Inquiry being scheduled for March 2018. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports

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