• Box Colour
  • Adonis blue

    Adonis blue

  • Emperor dragonfly

    Emperor dragonfly

  • Lilly of the Valley

    Lilly of the Valley

  • Grey seal

    Grey seal

  • Rainbow parakeet

    Rainbow parakeet

  • Saltmarsh surey - skinflats

    Saltmarsh survey - Skinflats

  • Grey-cushioned grimmia

    Grey-cushioned grimmia

  • Goatsbeard


  • Colour
  • Meadow thistle

    Meadow thistle

  • Mountain pansy

    Mountain pansy

  • Surveying on Greenham Common

    Surveying on Greenham Common

  • Striped shieldbug

    Striped shieldbug

  • Puffin


  • Colour
  • Red kite

    Red kite

  • Monkey orchid

    Monkey orchid

  • Shining hookeria

    Shining hookeria

  • Tay survey

    Saltmarsh survey - Tay Estuary

  • Verdigris fungus

    Verdigris fungus


News & Blogs

More financial strife for Kew Gardens

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 10:26
Kew Royal Botanical Gardens is in trouble. With a cut back in funding by the government of £2million a year, Kew now faces an annual deficit of £5.5million. Despite efforts to raise more income through…
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50 words for peat

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 09:35
I was excited when I first heard about Robert MacFarlane’s new book Landmarks. Not only is he an excellent writer, but his latest subject is one which can provide inspiration to the conservation movement. Landmarks…
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Sparrows and Hedgehogs: Declining Causes

Friday, 22 May 2015 10:26
  I jump in a taxi to the tuning-up-phase of the dawn chorus (around 4:30am) and I find myself unusually chatty for this time in the morning. Chris (the taxi driver) and I discuss various…
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The Importance of the Natura 2000 network and the Habitats Directive

Thursday, 21 May 2015 11:39
  The 21st May is European Natura 2000 day. This date celebrates the anniversary of the European Union government's adoption of the Habitats Directive: a powerful legislative instrument responsible for protecting seriously threatened habitats and…
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Emperor Penguins: Hardy enough for Antarctic winters, but are they hardy enough for Climate Change?

Thursday, 07 May 2015 15:10
Imperial College London recently hosted an evening lecture with Professor Gerald Kooyman from the University of California. Prof. Kooyman has made countless expeditions to Antarctica to carry out research on the diving abilities of emperor…
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