Media release Urgent action is needed to save a third of all mammals currently at risk of extinction in Wales, The State of Mammals in Wales report has revealed. Launched today (25 November) by the Mammal Society, the report examines for the first time in over 20 years the current situation for … [Read more...] about New report shows highs and lows of mammal conservation in Wales
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November 2020 Student of the Month - Lauren Arkoosh Email: email@example.com Twitter: @LArkoosh Background Antimicrobial resistance genes (AMRG), and their spread, are a growing threat to human health (Vittecoq et al., 2016). Resistant infections account for 700,000 deaths each year … [Read more...] about Surprises in Seal Poo
The current advice to volunteers carrying out wildlife surveys is that they can continue to survey only if they are following all government guidance in their geographic region regarding outdoor activities, they are maintaining social distancing and appropriate health and safety procedures at all … [Read more...] about COVID-19 – advice to volunteers
Publish your next paper open access in Mammal Review A new agreement between our publisher Wiley and Jisc means that, if you’re a UK-based researcher at a participating institution, you may now be able to publish open access in our periodical Mammal Review at no direct cost to you. This is great … [Read more...] about UK-based researcher? You may be eligible to publish open access at no cost!
Mammals are notoriously difficult to record and British ones are no exception. Yet knowing where species are, and how they are doing, is critical for wildlife conservation. A new book, which has just been published by British wildlife charity the Mammal Society, maps the distribution of both … [Read more...] about New Atlas shows changing distribution of Britain’s mammals
With the release of the new Mammal Mapper App comes a new project for everyone to get involved with! If you have the app, enjoy walking and have access to a water course for at least 600m, then this is the perfect project for you. Find out how you can get involved here. … [Read more...] about Walk This Water Way
Sadly, hedgehog populations are now so low that we rarely see them, even squashed ones on the side of the road. However, we know that vehicles are still one of the main threats to hedgehog conservation. Together with People's Trust for Endangered Species and British Hedgehog Preservation Society … [Read more...] about Mammal Society Appeal – Are we Driving Hedgehogs to Extinction?
Small mammal wins biggest prize in this year's Mammal Photographer of the Year competition The results of the Mammal Society’s annual photography competition are in. The winner of Mammal Photographer of the Year 2019 is Roy Rimmer from Lancashire with his atmospheric photograph “Woodmouse Shut that … [Read more...] about Did someone say cheese?