Yellowhammer©rspb Chris Gomersall

The State of UK Birds Report 2015

New report reveals conservation organisations partnered with farmers, supermarkets and even the brewing industry have positive impacts on bird populations

JNCC Practice Notes

New JNCC Practice Notes

JNCC Practice Notes on realising nature’s value

White Letter Hairstreak @ John Murray
© John Murray/Butterfly Conservation

Official Statistics

UK Butterfly indicator published

These statistics on butterflies in the United Kingdom contribute to a suite of indicators due to be updated later this year (UK Biodiversity Indicators 2015). Earlier data availability is allowing their release ahead of that publication

©Natural England/Allan Drewitt

New Dragonfly Recording app

Free app to help track UK's dragonflies

Kingfisher © DirkR_Dreamstime

Breeding Bird Survey 2014

BBS 2014 published thanks to 2,687 volunteers

The latest results of the Breeding Birds Survey are published today and show that 2013-14 was a good year for many UK birds.

Hypogymnia © Ian Leith

Lichen App

New app to monitor nitrogen air quality using lichens

Based on a field guide produced in collaboration with JNCC, Scottish Natural Heritage, and others, a new app using lichens to assess atmospheric nitrogen pollution effects has been developed by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology.


UK Biodiversity Framework

The framework is designed to show how the work of the four UK countries joins up with work at a UK level to achieve the ‘Aichi targets’ and the aims of the EU biodiversity strategy. Read the framework

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Nature News

Calling all UK OTs students

The UK Overseas Territories student conference is a free event taking place on Sunday 29 November. Book your place now to help shape the future of the UK OTs.

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UK Overseas Territories students