• 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

    Goatsbeard

  • Colour
  • Meadow thistle

    Meadow thistle

  • Mountain pansy

    Mountain pansy

  • Surveying on Greenham Common

    Surveying on Greenham Common

  • Striped shieldbug

    Striped shieldbug

  • Puffin

    Puffin

  • Colour
  • Red kite

    Red kite

  • Monkey orchid

    Monkey orchid

  • Shining hookeria

    Shining hookeria

  • Tay survey

    Saltmarsh survey - Tay Estuary

  • Verdigris fungus

    Verdigris fungus

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News & Blogs

The mystery of mass stranding in whales

Friday, 10 April 2015 12:44
  On Friday the 10th April, 130 melon-headed whales washed up on a beach in Japan. These species of the dolphin family are usually found in deep waters far from the coast. The reason why…
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The Uncomfortable Truth

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 11:36
  The Living Planet Index Report (LPI- a measure of the world's biological diversity) produced by The Zoological Society of London, states that in the past 44 years, we have lost over half, yes HALF,…
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A moment of reflection for Professor Oliver Rackham, OBE, FBA

Monday, 16 February 2015 15:29
  Moments ago I heard the very sad news that Professor Oliver Rackham passed away, a leading authority on countryside history and historical ecology who wrote many highly regarded ecology and history books. He was…
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Searching for one of the most enigmatic creatures

Friday, 28 November 2014 15:40
Our Marine Ecologist, Natalie Crawley, recently went on an expedition with the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust on a quest to find an elusive creature: In September, I joined the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust…
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The Plight of Our Meadows

Monday, 20 October 2014 12:15
Evidence that some UK farmers have ploughed meadows to pre-empt changes in EU legislation has hit the national news   recently bringing a variety of reactions. Some have expressed shock and disappointment in the loss…
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