Sue Everett

Conservation news

Conservation news discusses the efforts to eradicate Mink in East Anglia, the updated Scottish Biodiversity Strategy, the Boothby Wildland rewilding project, and much more.

Conservation news

December’s conservation news covers the Sharm El-Sheikh Climate Change Conference (COP 27) that took place in November, the National Trust’s new initiative to establish species-rich grassland across 70 miles of the North Devon countryside, an analysis of the REUL Bill, and much more.

Conservation news

November’s conservation news discuss the research into the causes of crustacean die-offs in the North Sea, the new Agricultural (Wales) Bill, the condition of SSSIs in the Brecon Beacons National Park, and much more.

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October’s conservation news discusses a new strategy for tackling bird flu, the implications of a change in leadership of the Conservation party, the banning of peat sales to amateur gardeners in England by 2024, and much more.

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August’s conservation news highlight the potential impacts of the July 2022 heatwave, the government’s approval of the construction of Sizewell C, the RSPB’s review of studies looking at the effects of pesticides on wildlife, and much more.

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June’s conservation news covers the newly introduced Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill, England’s second ‘super’ National Nature Reserve in Somerset, the launch of a new Network for Nature programme, and much more.

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Conservation news features the new Natural History GCSE, the protection of Dogger Bank from seabed trawling, the declaration of a World Surfing Reserve in North Devon, and much more.

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April’s conservation news covers the current outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, the UK’s first Rewilding Innovation Fund, the presence of pharmaceuticals in rivers, and much more.

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February’s conservation news discusses what the change in wording in Defra’s 2022 general licences for England means for gamebirds, the latest in the reform of the farming sector in England post Brexit, a five-year tender for culling 150,000 deer in Scotland, and much more.

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December’s conservation news covers the drainage of Browngelly Marsh in Cornwall, COP 26, sewage discharge in rivers and much more.

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November’s conservation news highlight COP 15 and the Kunming Declaration, the widespread presence of medical drugs in rivers, the Affric Highlands Project and much more.

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October’s conservation news covers the newly-released Biodiversity Metric 3.0, the impact of slurry on seagrass beds, a new study from Butterfly Conservation showing the impact of streetlights on moth caterpillar abundance, and much more.

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August’s conservation news discusses the 7th Quinquennial Review, an annual report on water-company performance in England, the Biodiversity Net Gain metric, and much more.

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June’s conservation news highlights the mysterious widespread ‘death’ of gorse, an overview of the latest announcements from the Environment Secretary George Eustice in May 2021, a new fish pass at Diglis Weir near Worchester, and much more.

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May’s conservation news highlights the impact of disturbance by dogs on Water Voles, a report by the Woodland Trust on the current state of the UK’s native woods and trees, a closer look at lead ammunition, and much more.

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April’s conservation news features the Dasgupta Review, marine conservation in the Dogger Bank Marine Protected Area, a wildfire on Dartmoor National Park, and much more. 

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February’s conservation news reports on the destruction of the River Lugg, Brexit and new farm payments, pressures on the Environment Agency, and much more.

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December’s conservation news reports on the Government’s new Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, the latest research showing high levels of toxic neonicotinoids used for pet treatments in rivers, tree planting at Berrier End Farm in Cumbria, and much more.

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This issue’s conservation news highlights The Lost Decade for Nature report, a new project to establish 20,000m2 of seagrass Zostera meadow off Pembrokeshire, the banning of metaldehyde for outdoor use, and much more.

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October’s conservation news feature a recent Government proposal for a reform of England’s planning system, a new project to raise awareness of the Critically Endangered Angel Shark, the Forestry Commission’s recovery plan for Wareham Forest in Dorset, and much more.

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