Extinction crisis: World leaders say it is time to act

As world leaders line up to address the UN biodiversity summit, experts say our future is at stake.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
Sept. 30, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: environment nature extinction

Experts call for new era for wildlife in UK

Conservation experts urge the prime minister to take a lead on reversing the decline in nature.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 16, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: conservation biodiversity nature extinction wildlife wildlife-conservation

Extinction: Urgent change needed to save species, says UN

Humanity is at a crossroads and action is needed to slow nature's accelerating decline, says the UN.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
Sept. 15, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: conservation nature extinction

Predatory pine martens boosting red squirrel numbers

Pine martens prefer feasting on grey squirrels, which is helping to save reds, say conservationists.

By Craig Duggan • bbcnews
Sept. 8, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: nature wildlife squirrels lampeter bangor ruthin ceredigion

Princess Anne: Fly-tipping 'a major irritation'

The Princess Royal has guest edited Country Life magazine ahead of her 70th birthday.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 29, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: environment media nature uk-royal-family princess-anne-princess-royal gatcombe

Coronavirus: Will lockdown easing see more of us using rivers?

There has been a surge in people visiting waterways after the lockdown was eased, outdoor groups say.

By Claire Marshall • bbcnews
July 23, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: nature fishing rural-life open-water-swimming

Red kite 30-year Chilterns project a 'conservation success'

The "near-extinct" species is thriving 30 years after being reintroduced in England.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 19, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: environment conservation birds nature department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs rspb birds-of-prey

How one teaspoon of Amazon soil teems with fungal life

Scientists discover hundreds of different fungi in Amazonian soil, thought to play a vital role in nature.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
June 27, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: biodiversity nature kew-gardens amazon-rainforest

Wildlife scientists examine the great 'human pause'

Tracking wildlife before, during and after lockdown will aim to analyse the slowdown in human activity.

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
June 22, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: environment nature wildlife coronavirus-lockdown-measures

New global extinction target proposed

With species fast disappearing, the world needs a single target for fighting extinction, say experts.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
June 12, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: conservation biodiversity nature extinction wildlife-conservation amphibians

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