Home Featured Image

Our wildlife is disappearing

Almost two thirds of species in the UK have declined in the past 50 years. There’s nothing natural about this rate of decline – it can be stopped. With your help, we are standing up for animals and plants that are vital for a healthy world.

Help save Persian leopards

Banner image

Just £10 will help us to reduce poaching around national parks

Donate now

Stag beetle gallery

Banner image

Your pictures of stag beetles around the UK

We received over 6,400 records of stag beetles in 2016. Here are some of the best photos.

View gallery

Let's keep in touch

Sign up to our e-newsletter to find out first about the latest wildlife projects, conservation events and training, as well as what practical things you can do to save endangered species (you must be 16 or over to sign up).

You can also follow us on...

Facebook Twitter YouTube

Latest news


Rare black dormouse found in Blackdown Hills

Banner image

The UK’s first ever black dormouse has been discovered in the Blackdown Hills by National Dormouse Monitoring Programme (NDMP) volunteers. One of Britain’s most threatened mammals, the hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) is typically a golden brown colour. In the 1970s, researchers chanced upon a black dormouse in Germany and recently a few more examples were found …

Read article

More than one in ten UK species threatened with extinction, new study finds

Banner image

It’s not too late to save UK nature but we must act now – that is the conclusion from a coalition of more than 50 leading wildlife and research organisations behind the State of Nature 2016 report. Following on from the groundbreaking State of Nature report in 2013, leading professionals from 53 wildlife organisations have …

Read article
- Enter Your Location -
- or -