The breeding of rainbow-hued bee-eaters along the Norfolk coast shows the climate emergency has reached Britain

The breeding of rainbow-hued bee-eaters along the Norfolk coast shows the climate emergency has reached Britain

Conservationists claim that the breeding of rainbow-hued bee-eaters along the Norfolk coast this summer and the rare sighting of three black-winged stilt fledglings in Yorkshire are “unmissable signs” that the environment and climate emergency has reached Britain. Following the discovery of seven European bee-eaters near Cromer by a local birder, birdwatchers are swarming to north-east […]

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Puffins under threat as European boats overfish in UK waters post Brexit, RSPB warns

Puffins under threat as European boats overfish in UK waters post Brexit, RSPB warns

Overfishing by Scandinavian boats in UK waters is threatening the puffin bird, according to wildlife conservation groups. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has renewed calls for “urgent action” to curb the fishing practices of boats from countries such as Denmark and Norway. Under EU quota arrangements that have continued through Brexit, […]

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