Student Spotlight - Eilidh Smith PhD student at Durham University Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @eilidh_mws Background Hillwalking has become increasingly popular in recent years, and Scotland is no exception. However, increased recreational activity in the hills can lead to … [Read more...] about The impact of disturbance on red deer
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by Mammal Society Student Representative, Beth Smith - Twitter: @BethRSmith_ It’s been quite a year but we were really happy to be able to run the University Mammal Challenge this year, albeit a little differently to normal. Thank you to everyone who took part, you all did an incredible job of … [Read more...] about UMAC 2021 – we have a winner!
My name is Calista White, and I am studying Integrated Wildlife Conservation at the University of the West of England. I have always been very intrigued by animals and their habitats, and the advanced acceleration of climate change is what has spurred me to turn my passion into a career. Whilst … [Read more...] about Using Mammal Mapper for a Student Project!
Student Spotlight - Jono Fletcher PhD student at the University of Keele Email: email@example.com Twitter: @jwjfletcher Project overview Urban environments can be challenging places to live for animals due to dangers such as traffic, misadventure, toxic substances, conflict with … [Read more...] about How garden feeding affects the health and foraging behaviour of foxes, badgers and hedgehogs
This article was written by former Mammal Society Chair, Fiona Mathews. It has appeared in the magazine British Wildlife in June 2021. At the time of posting (19 June 2021) Wally the Walrus has moved from Tenby to France and Spain and was most recently seen off the coast of the Isles of … [Read more...] about Rare sightings and seals by Fiona Mathews
Max Anderson is a PhD student at the University of Sussex. His research has been focussed on understanding the impacts of livestock farming systems on wildlife, with a particular focus on bats and their invertebrate prey. Max Anderson (Twitter: @maxando) In every nook and cranny of our planet, … [Read more...] about Insects: a barometer for environmental health – National Insect Week
We are absolutely delighted that the Red List for Britain's Mammals been shortlisted as a finalist for the CIEEM NGO Impact Award 2021. The Red List was compiled by the Mammal Society and the project was led by former Mammal Society Chair, Professor Fiona Mathews. Publication of the Red List would … [Read more...] about Red List for Britain’s Mammals shortlisted for CIEEM Award
Today, in the wake of the G7 Summit in Cornwall, the Government has announced its response to the Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity. In his February 2021 Report, commissioned by HM Treasury in 2019, Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta stated “Truly sustainable economic growth and … [Read more...] about Mammal Society welcomes government commitment to ‘nature positive future’ in response to Dasgupta Report