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Save 20 percent …of Nature!

Research conducted by the University of Reading (and partly funded by Conservation Grade) published today in the Journal of Applied Ecology found that Fair to Nature farms support 20 percent more plant and butterfly species than conventionally managed farms. However organic farms

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The beginning of the end……?

An introductory blog from our new Conservation Manager, Simon Tonkin, on secondment to Conservation Grade from the RSPB…. When I was just nine years old I found a beautiful bird, not tumbling over some idyllic rural scene, but in the

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How to take part in the Big Garden Birdwatch & Big Farmland Bird Count

It can be a dull time of year – post Christmas, poor weather, dark mornings and evenings – so why not cheer yourself up with a spot of bird watching! Big Garden Birdwatch Next weekend (25th/26th January) the RSPB are

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Why you, the British public, need to put pressure on the food industry to be ‘Fair to Nature’ and help avert a “Twelve Days of Christmas” crisis

Britain is dangerously close to losing many of its critical wildlife species. What I have to say is important. It’s not simply of consequence to animal lovers and countryside activists – it will have an impact on each and every

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