UK government backs birth control for grey squirrels

The government gives its support to a project to use oral contraceptives to control grey squirrels.

Jan. 26, 2021 ~4 min

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

Extinction: Quarter of UK mammals 'under threat'

Review of UK mammals finds that a quarter of native species are at "imminent threat of extinction".

By Victoria Gill • bbcnews
July 30, 2020 ~4 min