blackbird, songbird


Blackbird facing rapid decline

Experts believe blackbird numbers in Greater London and southern England have plummeted on account of the Usutu virus, first detected in UK in 2020

a bee sitting on tree blossom


Trees for bees at Wakehurst

Wakehurst is using citizen science to help discover the trees most favoured by pollinators and how to make cities more pollinator-friendly.

Biomatrix Water's floating ecosystems


RHS Wisley installs floating ecosystems

A floating ecosystem by Biomatrix Water has been installed at RHS Wisley to aid habitat creation, waterscaping, water quality and waste management

Hare in field


Restore Nature Now march

Over 300 organisations will be attending the Restore Nature Now march, which takes place in Central London from 12 noon until 1pm on Saturday the 22nd of June.

bee on cosmos flower


Corporate biodiversity in Henley

Global asset management firm Invesco provides an update on the progress made with their climate mitigation strategies at their EMEA head office in Henley on Thames.

Chickens roaming in grass


New compulsory bird registration rules

Regardless of the size of the flock, Defra has announced compulsory registration requirements for all bird keepers to combat avian influenza outbreaks.

Bumblebee on wisteria


Dutch National Bee Count

Similar to our equivalent Big Butterfly Count, the people of the Netherlands are counting bees to help assess the health and prevalence of wild bee populations in the country.