Reports of UK roadkill down two-thirds – but will hedgehogs thrive after lockdown?

Road networks are emptying during lockdown. What does it mean for wildlife now and in the future?

Lauren Moore, PhD Candidate in Road Ecology, Nottingham Trent University • conversation
May 12, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: covid-19 coronavirus pandemic uk-wildlife lockdown hedgehogs roads traffic

How to discover the wildlife wonders of your own garden

Domestic gardens offer an oases for urban wildlife, and are a sight for sore eyes during lockdown.

Ian D. Rotherham, Professor of Environmental Geography and Reader in Tourism and Environmental Change, Sheffield Hallam University • conversation
April 7, 2020 ~7 min

Tags:  covid-19  birds  self-isolation  uk-wildlife  urban-ecology  gardens

How British wildlife greeted the warmest winter on record

While many plant species fail to germinate, some mammals may wake up to a landscape devoid of prey.

Paul Ashton, Head of Biology, Edge Hill University • conversation
March 13, 2020 ~7 min

Tags:  climate-change  ecology  winter  spring  uk-wildlife  winter-weather

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