Guest blog – How nature dies by Alistair Gammell

Alistair Gammell worked for RSPB for 40 years and was closely involved in the drafting of the Birds and Habitats Directives and for growing RSPB’s international work. He was RSPB’s first International Director and retired from RSPB in 2009.  He then worked to successfully establish large scale fully protected marine reserves in the seas around…

November on this blog

Welcome to December! Last month this blog passed the 8,000 blog posts (since April 2011) milestone. And this blog received over 130,000 pageviews in November – a record November, the third most-read month of 2020 so far, the fifth most-read month ever, the ninth month this year with over 100,000 pageviews and the seventh month…

Farming is changing – but we can’t really tell you how.

Nobody really has a clue what’s happening to farming over the next few years, and that obviously includes DEFRA. This document, according to ministers, represents the most fundamental shift in farming policy for over 50 years (but the details are so unclear it would be difficult to write them on the side of a barn,…

Please add your name too

I mention this petition in my Birdwatch column this month. If you want to act like a global citizen then have a look and see whether you feel like signing too, please – click here – many thanks! Likes(15)Dislikes(0)