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Pint-sized nature nut. Work @ RSPB but all views expressed are my own.

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The next time someone (@johnredwood perhaps) tells you that we need more dredging of rivers in order to reduce floo… https://t.co/3MKIFYy0B0
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2/22
2020
NEW BLOG: A look at why Scottish Ministers decided to refuse planning permission for a golf course at the internati… https://t.co/RWRh3xR2lb
Retweeted by Kate JenningsWelcome ambition from @Natures_Voice partner @CEMEX https://t.co/VkRI7YdFPR
Retweeted by Kate JenningsThanks to an enormous effort by a huge number of people, particularly the inquiry team who presented such a strong… https://t.co/sn1z5gptSB
Retweeted by Kate JenningsWhat incredible news, a huge thank you to everybody involved! #SaveCoulLinks https://t.co/iQF6T6Rcxw
Retweeted by Kate JenningsAmazing work @_LucyWright xx https://t.co/FtoAk0b6TVSeems appropriate that I’m in Brussels for a meeting when @scotgov issue this important decision to save a wildlife… https://t.co/bjlNH7Ciu2
Retweeted by Kate Jenningstoday's blog explores how a valuable piece of grassland could have been planted with trees. Chronicle of a grasslan… https://t.co/zR2XWzt5Wi
Retweeted by Kate JenningsBREAKING NEWS: The golf course planned at the fantastic Coul Links has been refused! Well done @scotgov for making… https://t.co/vVGgmDPqu2
Retweeted by Kate JenningsThis news has absolutely made my day! And is good news for protected areas everywhere - they are protected for a re… https://t.co/ycrjiPGuZk
Retweeted by Kate JenningsControversial golf course project refused planning permission in the Highlands https://t.co/6qKugY9I0q https://t.co/91sES5YbII
Retweeted by Kate JenningsAmazing work by @Natures_Voice and @RSPBScience colleagues & the wider #SaveCoulLinks coalition & all those who to… https://t.co/5nVz0ei6KHGreat news and well done @RSPBScotland! Still depressing we need waste time on attempts to bulldoze away nature so… https://t.co/McwEmJprFC
Retweeted by Kate Jennings"About £31 billion worth of at-risk properties have been built after 2008" - what could possibly go wrong....? https://t.co/bMkZ8dT1dWFantastic news for a Friday. #CoulLinks ,an internationally important site for wildlife, is protected. Scottish Min… https://t.co/EPFLLbiZFz
Retweeted by Kate JenningsFlood risk: 70,000 new homes in England could end up uninsurable, study warns https://t.co/bH021n7GtZ
Retweeted by Kate JenningsWill the #EUGreenDeal be Europe's "man on the moon" moment? Here are some of the battlefields worth keeping an eye… https://t.co/ysjZ6g6Hiw
Retweeted by Kate JenningsMy lesson from this winter is that we need a lot more DOING of environmental restoration and a lot less divisive mo… https://t.co/jH76gOI5pe
Retweeted by Kate JenningsV.depressed about new EEA map that does not include UK as a member. Environmental Problems are transboundary and re… https://t.co/phuRtY51rP
Retweeted by Kate JenningsGreat leadership by @AldersgateGrp member @CEMEX, with commitment to deliver 35% emission cuts in cement production… https://t.co/tlMsaqHVkZ
Retweeted by Kate JenningsJP Morgan economists wake up and warn of 'catastrophic' climate change https://t.co/k7kPB37PeJ
Retweeted by Kate JenningsThe Environment Bill makes a welcome return to Parliament next week. Here's why it matters and how it could be stre… https://t.co/I37fojdgFn
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2/21
2020
Bed warming nicely..... #LoveYourPetDay https://t.co/cCMLLbP40qIt was a privilege to watch Mary grow up & make the long journey from #IsleOfMan to #Ireland. It's devastating tha… https://t.co/CaSvSBRn6i
Retweeted by Kate JenningsAn update on the RSPB’s review of its policy on gamebird shooting and an opportunity to share views:… https://t.co/JhYcrpFWQN
Retweeted by Kate JenningsNature Recovery Campaign Officer: @Natures_Voice Cardiff, £22,073 - £23,912 pa https://t.co/BJMuk4eLk2
Retweeted by Kate JenningsRevealed: Grouse moors owners threatened government with legal action over proposed ban on moorland burning I FOI’… https://t.co/e9aR2hyqTi
Retweeted by Kate Jennings🔊SOUND ON🔊 A rare sight: a light-mantled #albatross calling. While their synchronised aerial displays may be elegan… https://t.co/S4vFkUbgh1
Retweeted by Kate Jennings @MoorlandAssoc @AndrewGilruth And yet, the experts at @IUCNpeat see repeated burning as part of the problem...contr… https://t.co/Mj60W7J9dB
Retweeted by Kate JenningsWhat Dave said... https://t.co/2XjcXwiiw3
Retweeted by Kate JenningsHunger strike in protest at @NaturalEngland failure to investigate seemingly unconsented works & moorland burning… https://t.co/d5FwgW5xx3
Retweeted by Kate JenningsSorry chaps - lead has to go1 Two-FACEd hunting association says no to EU lead-ban https://t.co/vOTt2wyf0A
Retweeted by Kate JenningsDevelopers often claim that 'the birds will just go elsewhere' but tracking shows that individual birds use only a… https://t.co/nvBGNKdEfl
Retweeted by Kate JenningsBrilliant news!! This is a massively challenging and critically important project. Makes me very proud of… https://t.co/joDRUWrELxYou couldn't make it up.... @MoorlandAssoc "deeply worried..about..potential environmental & conservation conseque… https://t.co/FOnhtmfzwA1. This is terrible 2. There is plenty of suitable land for more trees in England, no-one needs to destroy other s… https://t.co/WtBqH3kHa1
Retweeted by Kate Jennings @SteveCJjones @KeasdenKate @JohnDayRSPB @pow_rebecca @EnvAgency @CIWEM @CIWEMpolicy @michaelgove @theCCCukhttps://t.co/DB2UmUMJyz
Retweeted by Kate JenningsExtremely disappointed with @FACEforHunters still sabotaging ban on #lead in wetlands 16 years after committing to… https://t.co/4sBir6kAp7
Retweeted by Kate Jennings @BiodivEUsity @KeasdenKate @JohnDayRSPB I remember the good old days of the PPG on Planning and Flood Risk. Since 2… https://t.co/mTxVq9Ysbs
Retweeted by Kate Jennings @KitStoner @Battyferg @perkins58 @KayleighFawcett @ClaireBoothby @JulieWilliamsBC @gailbatlady @FrickWinifredhttps://t.co/q83eXyHSrL
2/20
2020
We need to spread this message far & wide, the general public need to understand & realise the worsening state of… https://t.co/tVZ3O8gSBn
Retweeted by Kate Jennings27 years ago I signed the UN Convention on #Biodiversity on behalf of the US. Today I join 22 of my former foreign… https://t.co/YEUjL6r7h3
Retweeted by Kate Jennings @jimdixonwriter Note: Not a service we are able to provide to all callers ;) @JohnDayRSPB Call-in is not a legal challenge - so no costs and just takes the decision off the LPA and gives it to… https://t.co/Hsr1gmVMiD @RichardsonNath But given the total lack of appetite they show to use the powers they have to seek call in would th… https://t.co/YIyPvZtlEEThe ol' #floods & #dredging chestnut has reared it's head again. Here's a quick(ish) blog explaining why, as I chat… https://t.co/YGDNTsKjTB
Retweeted by Kate JenningsPeople only seem to get on board with oversimplified messages, the latest is 'Plant more trees'. We do need more tr… https://t.co/txe5VlrUkZ
Retweeted by Kate JenningsOf course, a legal duty is only as strong as its enforcement & delivery plan. That's why we're also calling for gre… https://t.co/k3o0AOAaVi
Retweeted by Kate JenningsThe #EnvironmentBill has the potential to turn round the state of #nature, but there is still work to do. Governmen… https://t.co/XKSR3f2GOW
Retweeted by Kate JenningsA Hereford Councillor on @BBCr4today: "We are under pressure to build houses on floodplains and now we are reaping… https://t.co/LGDQRTfn9TReally good to see such strong support from @Dunne4Ludlow for the Office for Environmental Protection. A strong… https://t.co/rEk5904Tcr
Retweeted by Kate JenningsBrilliant talk by ⁦@DBHayhow⁩ on The State of Nature report at UKRI today ⁦@RSPBScience⁩ ⁦@UKRI_News⁩ 😊… https://t.co/KHGZgIU9SL
Retweeted by Kate Jennings‘Diary of a Young Naturalist' by 15-year-old @NaturalistDara will be one of Radio 4’s books of the week in May. 📗… https://t.co/WBBn7bFmFW
Retweeted by Kate JenningsTake a read of our policies surrounding the usage of rail, river and sea! Our proven strategy significantly reduces… https://t.co/GI9HHKc2Xe
Retweeted by Kate Jennings @Mark_A_Eaton @ukrbbp @HollingMark @RSPBScience Congratulations - and very glad that you'll still be doing some @RSPBScience ! x"As we leave the EU, we must seize the opportunities to make our own environmental law. But we also need independen… https://t.co/N2qYi423NE
Retweeted by Kate JenningsChair of @CommonsEAC @Dunne4Ludlow makes a powerful case for an independent body to watch over our environmental l… https://t.co/jX9YzKBZO7
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2/19
2020
Seriously, a government minister is approvingly tweeting an article that states that we are on average 65p a week b… https://t.co/ABLWrnEfCZ
Retweeted by Kate JenningsWe need to see the right trees in the right places.... https://t.co/h4hZGVSZa4
Retweeted by Kate JenningsThis is against our national interest. I hope it can be sorted out, @DefraGovUK @pow_rebecca https://t.co/vkxQYwa75A
Retweeted by Kate JenningsAgree Martin - the interpretation of our new work is critical & it raises questions about what drives change - thei… https://t.co/FZu2hKRFrQ
Retweeted by Kate Jenningsnice work by @RSPBScience accounting for "underestimation of the duration and magnitude of declines caused by short… https://t.co/aZ0yb4Ml7m
Retweeted by Kate JenningsBoris and Xi 'agreed that biodiversity and climate change are two sides of the same coin and must be addressed in t… https://t.co/CRnIOXhq0D
Retweeted by Kate JenningsEnvironmental protection must be a priority for a post-Brexit Scotland https://t.co/qNw1su3dW3
Retweeted by Kate JenningsFor too many years illegal killing of birds was seen in norther Europe as a Mediterranean prob. We now have the dat… https://t.co/c8Yg5XQWoT
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2/18
2020
Great to see a much needed focus on the appalling levels of illegal raptor persecution in our uplands on @BBCNWT In… https://t.co/ZwTgQVOTfBWe are so lucky to have so many raptors wintering on the Ribble Estuary - it's so sad that persecution still happen… https://t.co/2ZfvVpDQhx
Retweeted by Kate JenningsRaptor persecution in the UK: ⚠️ 1242 confirmed incidents in 12 years ⚠️ 428 incidents involved buzzards ⚠️ 22 rap… https://t.co/VFjpzERoPC
Retweeted by Kate JenningsSome real hotspots visible on these maps. Raptor persecution must end https://t.co/u2lnU9LKfI
Retweeted by Kate JenningsAgreed - on both counts https://t.co/fT7DRE5GybFantastic piece on BBC featuring @Bucktonbirder regarding raptor persecution in Cumbria and N Yorks. Factual evide… https://t.co/hdpzRYkZUu
Retweeted by Kate JenningsFlooding in the UK isn’t an act of God, it’s an act of government | Simon Jenkins https://t.co/upUocYpDyS4/4: Also covered here https://t.co/lIVYq7xOmP3/4: A strong and steady upsurge in lichens, mosses, liverworts and hornworts which are very sensitive to air pollu… https://t.co/L8lty2zZni2/4: An upturn in the populations of freshwater species coincided perfectly with implementation of the EU Urban Was… https://t.co/RPIwDAijpH1/4: New analysis by @RichDGregory3 and others with some surprising results which demonstrate the vital role of wel… https://t.co/4gN6OPyS24River insects and lichens bucking trend of wildlife losses https://t.co/JodHG2lw1d @RSPBscience
Retweeted by Kate Jennings2018 was the worst year in England in a decade for confirmed bird of prey persecution incidents. Illegal killing al… https://t.co/d9OGEKuddS
Retweeted by Kate Jennings🗺️🦅JUST OUT: These maps show where #raptorpersecution has taken place over the last 12 years. This and more data… https://t.co/Rki7gLhtVQ
Retweeted by Kate JenningsWhat #ClimateCrisis?? #ClimateChangeIsReal https://t.co/sb7wrAwsu5
Retweeted by Kate Jennings‘In 1880 there were 800,000 ponds in England and Wales but by 1996 there were only 228,900... It is likely that the… https://t.co/gXvlcifHbQ
Retweeted by Kate JenningsBeavers cut flooding and pollution and boost wildlife populations https://t.co/8M2XHpbDi3
Retweeted by Kate JenningsOverwhelming evidence for the positive impact of beavers. Let’s have a country wide programme of reintroductions. https://t.co/fO89ISdxW7
Retweeted by Kate JenningsWhy on earth would the UK withdraw from body harmonising environmental data for All of Europe, not just EU? To take… https://t.co/Xxw0N7bC3a
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2/17
2020
If the UK government has any intention stand by it's commitments to maintaining our environmental standards as we l… https://t.co/iWBVO4SObZ @JulianSmithUK Check your inbox - I want you to make the #EnvironmentBill stronger so it brings nature back for good.Just loaded our @Gameandwildlife #BigFarmlandBirdCount information onto their website from yesterday’s counts😃 34 s… https://t.co/kveqANhRK5
Retweeted by Kate JenningsA digital only subscription to the newspaper reporting that the government is planing to abolish the licence fee is… https://t.co/GBzYkkwv3U
Retweeted by Kate JenningsA great read from the supremely talented @samknightwrites about the wonderfully troublesome (in a good way)… https://t.co/KMz2I9NY6T
Retweeted by Kate JenningsWhy I almost resigned from the Tories over HS2 https://t.co/tfpmQyBRCl via @Telegraph
Retweeted by Kate JenningsHumbling to hear India and Pakistan doubling their tiger population in 7 years of concerted efforts. With so many i… https://t.co/8JQK3GNz9y
Retweeted by Kate JenningsI don’t call the shooting I do sport. Nor do I consider reared pheasants livestock. They are too often raised to en… https://t.co/viPf0cj2zF
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2/16
2020
There's no denying that the #LakeDistrict has it's fair share of ecological issues, but yesterday's… https://t.co/JlD6hyUNEf
Retweeted by Kate Jennings @forageaid @herdyshepherd1 Just shows how localised effects are. In south Dales (near Settle) so far nothing like a… https://t.co/x6zWiu4vvFHi @BandQ I'm currently in your Poole store looking for #peatfree compost and of three aisles stacked high with com… https://t.co/04EIea9aI7
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2/15
2020
Who's who in the cabinet then? Keep yourself in the know here for @TheENDSReport (£) https://t.co/U1i8drwy2a
Retweeted by Kate JenningsThe ban on rotational burning being proposed is on deep peat and includes provisions for one of burns (not that the… https://t.co/YJ9Inb630K
Retweeted by Kate JenningsBut heathland in U.K. don’t require burning, much of the burning is on bog which drys it and makes fire more likely… https://t.co/pPLJvIUNZ4
Retweeted by Kate JenningsBut in order to make nature based solutions deliver for nature they need to adhere to a few guiding principles. Our… https://t.co/pBoFIyLKyC
Retweeted by Kate JenningsNature habitats are incredible carbon stores so anyone who cares about wildlife will be pleased to see ‘nature base… https://t.co/SUDyaYBLLz
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2/14
2020

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