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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We are thrilled to announce that we have won the Wildlife Recording Group Award at the National Biodiversity Network (NBN) Awards for Wildlife Recording! The NBN Group Award was awarded for the Society’s commitment to data collection, which in recent years has led to the publication of the … [Read more...] about Mammal Society wins Wildlife Recording Award
The first official Red List for British Mammals highlights species most at risk of national extinction in the near future, with researchers calling for urgent action to prevent their loss. The first official Red List for British Mammals, produced by the Mammal Society for Natural England, … [Read more...] about One quarter of native mammals now at risk of extinction in Britain
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
Bold move pays off for winning fox photographer The winners of the Mammal Society’s annual photographic competition have been announced today and the first prize has been claimed by amateur photographer Roger Cox from East London. Roger says of his stunning image “Foxhall Zafira” “This … [Read more...] about Mammal Photographer of the Year 2020 – we have a winner!
Mammal charities identify worst areas for hedgehog road deaths If you are driving in the suburbs of Leeds, Manchester, Stoke on Trent or Birmingham this year, look out for one of Britain’s iconic and most threatened mammals. In research just published, the Mammal Society details when, where … [Read more...] about Predicting hedgehog mortality risks on British roads
Mammal Society launches its annual Mammal Photographer of the Year competition with a brand new category for 2020. Many of us have never even seen a mole or a weasel, let alone been in a position to photograph one. However, this year the Mammal Society has set Britain’s talented amateur wildlife … [Read more...] about Search for Britain’s most talented mammal photographer begins!
The Mammal Society is pleased to have worked with many other conservation organisations in the UK to produce the State of Nature Report 2019. Thousands of records collected by Mammal Society volunteers, and the work we have done to assess the conservation status of our mammals, underpins the … [Read more...] about State of Nature Report 2019