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The Distribution and Status of the Polecat (Mustela putorius) in Britain 2014-2015

Wednesday 6th of April 2016

Polecat distribution surveys at ten-year intervals have been recommended in order to monitor changes in polecat distribution. The aim of this survey was to gather up-to-date information on the distribution of polecats and polecat-ferrets during the period 2014-2015. For more info, see The Vincent Wildlife Trust website.

Agricultural management and climatic change major drivers of UK biodiversity change

Thursday 24th of March 2016

Recently published research highlights climate change and changes in agricultural practice as biggest drivers impacting wildlife in the UK. Read more information on the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology website.

Neonicotinoid pesticides linked to butterfly declines

Monday 23rd of November 2015 Small Tortoiseshell on Rudbeckia Copyright Butterfly Conservation

Data from long-term study suggests butterflies may also be suffering a decline due to pesticide linked to bee decline. read more on the Butterfly Conservation website.

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