MICHAEL MCCARTHY applauds a deeply felt and incisive analysis of the threat to our wildlife and countryside in his review of Our Place: Can We Save Britain’s Wildlife Before It Is Too Late? by Mark Cocker
Report warns many rare breeding birds are at a high risk of extinction in the UK, based on projections of how climate will become less suitable for these species. Climate change will provide opportunities for some species while others will be more vulnerable, according to the latest research. Migratory birds are arriving in the UK earlier each Spring and leaving later each Autumn. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports.