Water Voles Given Sanctuary At Potteric Carr
20 endangered water voles were successfully released late yesterday into Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s Potteric Carr nature reserve. The water voles were rescued from a collapsed road side ditch in…
15th Jun 2018 10:44 PM
How Yorkshire Residents Can Help Save Stag Beetles This Summer
Male stag beetle in hand - photo by Aimi MacInnes
Between June and July, wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is asking for families, individuals or groups of friends in the…
1st May 2018 05:03 PM
Illegal Activity Uncovered At Goshawk Nest In North York Moors
Goshawk. Photo by Roy Mangersnes
North Yorkshire Police and the RSPB are appealing for information after several instances of illegal disturbance were recorded at a goshawk nest in North Yorkshire.
26th Mar 2018 10:29 AM
Brain Cancer Research To Receive £45 Million Funding
Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced that an estimated £20 million in funding will be invested through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) over the next 5 years.
22nd Feb 2018 06:52 PM
UK To Play A Major Role In Space Weather Mission Concept
Solar loops after eruption. Credit: ESA/ROB
Teams from across the UK will work on a concept for a future European mission to help reduce the global risk of damage caused by space weather.
2nd Feb 2018 10:08 PM
Government Launches Microplastics Research To Protect Oceans
photo by Paolo Margari
A new research project analysing the impact of tyres and clothing on the marine environment has been launched today by the Government.
Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has…
4th May 2018 02:36 PM
UK Pledges Protection For Corals
The UK has joined a global battle to safeguard the world’s coral reefs from climate change and rising sea temperatures, Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey announced this week.
11th Apr 2018 12:10 PM
Protect The Planet This Earth Hour
WWF’s Earth Hour is your chance to be part of global change. Make a personal promise to the planet, and join WWF’s big lights out today on 24 March. Last year around 9 million took part in the UK…
24th Mar 2018 09:00 AM
Environment Minister Visits North America To Turn Tide On Marine Plastic
Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has joined forces with Canada and the USA in the fight against marine plastic.
During a visit to Washington D.C. and Ottawa this week, the Minister met her…
21st Feb 2018 03:56 PM
UK Aid Backs Ground-breaking British Research Into ‘Super-crops’
Members of the Kyamaleera Women's Handicraft Association in Uganda present their beans. Picture: CGIAR
UK scientists are leading new cutting-edge research to allow farmers to grow crops that are more…
27th Jan 2018 08:20 PM