Golden opportunity for the RSPB

The RSPB’s annual report on people being nasty to birds for 2011 is now published.  It tells the usual sorry tale of wildlife crime illustrated with depressing images of trapped, poisoned and shot birds. The report highlights the Law Commission’s review of species legislation as the golden opportunity to improve protection for birds of prey…

RSPB AGM

AGMs are often soul-less affairs – not so with that of the RSPB which was held yesterday in London’s QEII Conference Centre.  This day in the past was a working day for me, and quite a stressful one too, as the period in the morning where you have to think on your feet and answer…

Ralph Underhill cartoon – 3

Each Saturday the Standing up for Nature blog features the work of talented cartoonist Ralph Underhill.  Feel free to comment and to suggest future subjects for Ralph’s pen.   Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

Wet plastic

I’ve only recently, this year, become aware of some of the facts about plastic in the oceans. Plastic Oceans is a good source of some information but here are some other  links too (here, here, here, here, here). It’s sad to see that even the remote Southern Ocean has high levels of plastic, tiny pieces…