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The Morpeth Swift Project

The Morpeth Swift Project

Friday 29 November 2019. With Graham Sorrie When he first moved to Lancaster Park, Graham Sorrie was delighted to find a pair of Swifts nesting on his house. However, a […]

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1829 Talk: The Effect of Large Gulls on Breeding Roseate Terns (Coquet Island)

Friday 29 November 2019. With Ibrahim Alfarwi, Newcastle University Roseate terns are Britain’s rarest breeding seabird. The last persistent colony breed is on Coquet Island, an RSPB reserve. In order to […]

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How will climate change affect insect pollinators and the wildflowers they feed from?

Friday 22 November 2019. With Ellen Moss “Bee declines” have been a media hot topic for several years now, but most of the coverage focuses on just one species: honeybees. […]

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1829 Talk: Slugs count – mapping slug diversity in UK gardens

Friday 15 November 2019. With Imogen Cavadino Slugs and snails are notorious horticultural pests, widely detested by gardeners. However, not all species of slug and snail found in the UK […]

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Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s Upland Nature Reserves

Friday 15 November 2019. With Duncan Hutt, Northumberland Wildlife Trust The Trust now controls, or shares in the management of, a considerable area of upland Northumberland, covering a variety of […]

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Turning tides and shifting sands: marine conservation in Northumberland

Friday 8 November 2019. With Martin Kitching, Regional Coordinator for Seawatch Foundation and North East Regional Officer for MARINElife The North East of England has an incredible coastline and over […]

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Experiences from a Pine Marten Stronghold

Friday 11 October 2019. With Michael Stinson, Ulster Wildlife Michael Stinson works as a self-employed ecologist and as a Red Squirrel Officer for Ulster Wildlife in Co Fermanagh N Ireland, […]

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1829 Talk: Sharks in the Maldives

Friday 11 October 2019. With Danielle Robinson, Newcastle University Widespread exploitation of sharks has resulted in substantial declines in shark populations, with 30% of shark species globally at risk of […]

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1829 Talk: Assessing the tourism potential of birds and terrestrial mammals

Friday 4 October 2019.With Maire Kirkland, Durham UniversityWildlife tourism represents an opportunity for protected areas to generate revenue for biodiversity conservation. Currently, the drivers of wildlife tourism remain ill-defined, though […]

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Prioritising conservation action under a changing climate

Friday 23 November 2018. Climate change is already altering the populations and distributions of species, but how should conservationists respond to these impacts? Dr Colin Beale is working to identify […]

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