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Mammal Photographer of the Year 2020 winning images

MAMMAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2020 WINNING IMAGES

View the winning images from this year's Mammal Photographer of the Year, which celebrates the mammals, and amateur photographers,...

Best British wildlife to spot in March

BEST BRITISH WILDLIFE TO SPOT IN MARCH

From boxing hares to the joyful sound of the dawn chorus, here is selection of the month's best wildlife spectacles from around the...

 
 
 
Underwater Photographer of the Year 2020

UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2020

From an octopus playing with a soccer ball to a tiny froglet in an urban pond, view the winning wildlife images from Underwater Photographer...

How does climate change affect garden birds?

HOW DOES CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECT GARDEN BIRDS?

Our climate is changing. 2019 was the Earth's second warmest year since modern records began in 1880. The average UK temperature has...

 
 
 
River insects and lichens bucking trend of wildlife losses

RIVER INSECTS AND LICHENS BUCKING TREND OF WILDLIFE LOSSES

Green Drake mayfly, Ephemera danica by Frupus Freshwater insects, mosses and lichens are bucking the trend of wildlife losses in the...

CORONAVIRUS - INDOOR MEETINGS CANCELLED

Following the closure of the Cruck Barn until the end of April 2020, we have cancelled all planned indoor meetings including the AGM,...

 
 
 
Identification guides for soldierflies and allies extended

IDENTIFICATION GUIDES FOR SOLDIERFLIES AND ALLIES EXTENDED

We're spoiling you with a second new ID guide in less than a week! This time to the genus Pachygaster and allies - small, rounded soldierflies...

Mass poisoning blow to the largest colony of Griffon Vultures in Greece

MASS POISONING BLOW TO THE LARGEST COLONY OF GRIFFON VULTURES IN GREECE

We are devastated to report that eleven Griffon Vultures fell victim to poisoning in the area of Klisoura Gorge in Greece. Unfortunately,...

 
 
 
North Chilterns Chalk March 2020

NORTH CHILTERNS CHALK MARCH 2020

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New research suggests climate change could reduce animal lifespans

NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS CLIMATE CHANGE COULD REDUCE ANIMAL LIFESPANS

Scientists have found that climate change could accelerate ageing and reduce lifespan, particularly for amphibians and reptiles.

 
 
 

AWARD-WINNING DORMOUSE FILM

Award-winning dormouse film: Conserving Brampton's Indicator | Wildlife Trust for Beds, Cambs & Northants

WHERE HAVE ALL OUR INSECTS GONE? 

 
 
 
Dormice need your help!

DORMICE NEED YOUR HELP!

More dormouse surveys needing volunteers! Following the successful trial of the dormouse footprint tunnels last year, we are planning...

For peat's sake: how to protect bogs

FOR PEAT'S SAKE: HOW TO PROTECT BOGS

Bladderwort: garden pond, ©Ian Saunders Stoke Goldington 15 July 2018 In a shallow pool amid a mossy landscape is a trap, a tiny triggered...

 
 
 
Largest number of baby Siamese crocodiles spotted

LARGEST NUMBER OF BABY SIAMESE CROCODILES SPOTTED

Sightings reveal that Siamese crocodiles have been breeding in the wild.

RSPB Calls for Nests Not Nets

RSPB CALLS FOR NESTS NOT NETS

The RSPB wants to see nests and not nets, and is appalled to see netting used once again to prevent birds nesting. We are facing a...

 
 
 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020

WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2020

After 28,000 wildlife photography fans voted for their favourite photo as part of the LUMIX People's Choice Award of the Wildlife Photographer...

BCN Wildlife Trust newsletter March 2020

BCN WILDLIFE TRUST NEWSLETTER MARCH 2020

 
 
 
Family matters for basking sharks

FAMILY MATTERS FOR BASKING SHARKS

Recent research shows that basking sharks, the world's second biggest fish, travel with family to familiar feeding sites.

Bumblebees' decline points to mass extinction

BUMBLEBEES' DECLINE POINTS TO MASS EXTINCTION

Tree Bumblebee by Harry Appleyard, Tattenhoe 24 February 2017 Bumblebees are in drastic decline across Europe and North America owing...

 
 
 



Who has come into contact with coronavirus-positive Boris Johnson?

Who has come into contact with coronavirus-positive Boris Johnson?

The Prime Minister had been meeting various officials before his positive test The Prime Minister's positive coronavirus test result will raise questions about who he has been... Read more ...

Man Utd have made Donny van de Beek transfer offer as Red Devils look to...

Man Utd have made Donny van de Beek transfer offer as Red Devils look to beat Real Madrid

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TGV transforms into high-speed ambulance

TGV transforms into high-speed ambulance

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Frank Lampard completes sensational return to Chelsea as manager

Frank Lampard completes sensational return to Chelsea as manager

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UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock announces that he has the coronavirus just...

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock announces that he has the coronavirus just hours after Boris Johnson also tests positive

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock tests positive for the coronavirus. Hancock announced the news on Friday just hours after Boris Johnson announced that he had also caught the... Read more ...

Burnley 0-0 Arsenal - Premier League 2019/20: Live score and updates

Burnley 0-0 Arsenal - Premier League 2019/20: Live score and updates

The positives for Mikel Arteta are that Arsenal remain unbeaten away from the Emirates under him and this was the sort of afternoon they may have left Lancashire with nothing a... Read more ...

Boris Johnson coronavirus positive: UK PM's symptoms after testing positive...

Boris Johnson coronavirus positive: UK PM's symptoms after testing positive for COVID-19

BORIS JOHNSOSN has revealed today he's tested positive for coronavirus. Now in self-isolation, what are the UK Prime Minister's symptoms? Read more ...

James Martin's cream of the country: Stuffed porchetta

James Martin's cream of the country: Stuffed porchetta

Try these scrumptious recipes from James Martin's new book and TV series use the best of British produce, from succulent pork to the berries in this glorious pud. Read more ...

Donald Trump sure Boris Johnson will be ‘totally great' after coronavirus blow

Donald Trump sure Boris Johnson will be ‘totally great' after coronavirus blow

President Trump has wished Boris Johnson - who has asked the US for more ventilators - a speedy recovery from coronavirus after the pair spoke on the phone on Friday Read more ...

Boris Johnson coronavirus: PM releases Twitter post on diagnosis - Watch...

Boris Johnson coronavirus:  PM releases Twitter post on diagnosis - Watch the video

BORIS JOHNSON tested positive for coronavirus and made the shocking announcement in a video he posted on his Twitter account, thanking the nation for the amazing effort in the... Read more ...