Conservation & Ecology (page 1)

Royal Dornoch Green Award

Royal Dornoch's commitment to its community and natural environment has earned it a coveted global sustainability accolade

in Conservation & Ecology - 20 hours, 56 minutes ago

Fungicides/bees link

Fungicides are found to be the strongest factor linked to steep bumblebee declines, surprising scientists and adding to the threats to vital...

in Conservation & Ecology - 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Getting ready for spring

The summer months have gone again for another year and winter is upon us. But what does a lonely greenkeeper do now the grass has stopped growing and the...

in Conservation & Ecology - 3 weeks ago

Otter rescued at Largs

There was bittersweet news earlier in the month as a pair of otters were hit by the arctic conditions

in Conservation & Ecology - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

The buck stops here!

There are six species of resident deer in the UK, four of which are classifed as ‘introduced’. Most golfers and, indeed, some greenkeepers delight...

in Conservation & Ecology - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

Migrating birds lose way

The world’s most widely used insecticide may cause migrating songbirds to lose their sense of direction and suffer drastic weight loss, according to...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 18/12/17

BeeWatch launch

BeeWatch is a real-time alerting system that creates a community of beekeepers and pesticide users with a common aim to protect the last commercial pollinator,...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 14/12/17

Horticultural excellence

Many have sung the praises of Britain’s most ancient herbaceous border. Greg Rhodes meets the team charged with keeping it, and the surrounding lavish...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 11/12/17

England farmland birds

In 2016 the England farmland bird index was less than half its 1970 value.The majority of this decline has occurred between the late 1970s and early 1980s...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 10/12/17

Bee-friendly insecticides

Insecticides could be developed that kill pests without harming beneficial insects such as bees, according to a new study.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 4/12/17

EU licence glyphosate

EU countries have voted to renew the licence of glyphosate, a widely used weedkiller at the centre of environmental concerns

in Conservation & Ecology - on 28/11/17

Green spaces for Alliance

The Alliance provides reaction to three key announcements from the Budget (22 November 2017) and reviews the implications for the sport and recreation...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 23/11/17

New initiatives for BTME

Acumen Waste Services Ltd, with ClearWater and other Highspeed Group brands under their belt, is investing in development and growth of these important...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 21/11/17

When the well is not well

Once, during a discussion with a client a few years ago, I was talking about maintenance of his new well when he quipped … ‘but its just an ’ole...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 20/11/17

'Green Brexit'

Plans to consult on a new, independent body that would hold the government to account for upholding environmental standards after Brexit has been...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 19/11/17

Scotland’s parks decline

The 2017 Greenspace Use and Attitude survey published by greenspace scotland today shows the downward trend in the deteriorating quality of Scotland’s...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 18/11/17

New £5m woodland fund

As part of the construction of Britain’s new high speed railway, High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd is creating a network of new wildlife habitats along the route....

in Conservation & Ecology - on 14/11/17

Hedgehog 5-year decline

Hedgehog numbers could have dropped by as much as a half over the past five years, warns University of Sussex Professor Fiona Mathews ahead of the launch...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 12/11/17