Despite swingeing cuts to the public sector, the UK Government has managed to find £200,000 to help fund the eradication of rats from the World Heritage site of Henderson Island in the Pacific. Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman made the welcome announcement at the UN Biodiversity Conference in Nagoya, Japan, on 27th October. The RSPB had announced the previous week that, with or witho

Stay at the forefront of British birding by taking out a subscription to British Birds.

Subscribe Now