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Supporting biological recording since 1964, working with the voluntary recording community.
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BRC Aug 3
Always happy to add any donated pics! Email to brc {at}
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Keiron Derek Brown Aug 3
Really looking forward to the talk from from about non-native invasive land . These are potentially a moajor threat to native
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Mammal Society Jul 30
1/4 of native risk extinction in Britain, finds our 1st authorised Red List: ➡️ ⬅️ 🐾11 risk imminent extinction 🐾 5 near threatened 🐾 4 data deficient
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BRC Aug 3
This morning will be unavailable for a few hours while we update our species dictionary to align with the latest version of the UK Species Inventory from - back soon!
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Agromyzidae RS Aug 1
Despite the situation we find ourselves in, the scheme received (via ) a staggering 364 records during July, thank you to everyone who contributed! Phytomyza lappae was the most recorded species, with the 'best' been adult Liriomyza lutea collected by
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UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Jul 17
NEW on our blog: Studies of the impacts of non-native species on Cyprus have resulted in more than 6000 records being released for this hotspot. Dr Oli Pescott tells us more:
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Helen Roy Jul 6
Excited to receive the third volume of the Water Beetles of Britain and Ireland - “smaller families of Polyphaga” today - thank you Garth Foster et al and for another fantastic atlas see for previous volumes too
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NPMS Jul 7
Some great resources being developed by and here -- very useful for all botanists too!
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Owen Boswarva Jun 28
expected 1 July: ● INSPIRE Index Polygons: HMLR + RoS ● Open Identifiers Policy – new UPRNs/USRNs/TOIDs datasets ● OS Data Hub – new PoA for OS OpenData Anything else?
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Agromyzidae RS Jul 1
June resulted in a fantastic total of 280 records being accepted via , as always, a huge thank you to those who contributed! The 'best' record was that of Ophiomyia maura on Goldenrod by , only 15 records in the schemes database, a very nice find!
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British Plant Galls Jul 1
Gall of the week is one of the more spectacular mite galls, that of Acalitus longisetosus on birches, Betula spp. Photo by Tim Sexton.
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Plant Alert Jun 30
June has been a brilliant month. We have received over 90 new records & been featured by numerous national organisations. A huge thank you to everyone who has reported into us & those who have spread the word. Help us make July even better!
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BRC Jul 1
In case you missed our newsletter in June, it is available (with other back issues) here and you can subscribe for future issues (twice a year)
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UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Jun 30
Can monitoring get more fun? Augmented reality is an engaging feature of this new app from partners
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NBN Trust Jun 30
GCSE Natural History consultation - have your say! OCR, the Oxford, Cambridge and RSA examinations board, has launched a consultation in response to the call for developing a GCSE in Natural History, and is interested in hearing your views. More:
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BRC Jul 1
Thanks for this - the iRecord account is not being closed, but we're not able to actively engage with it at the moment - see our updated pinned tweet
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ZooKeys Jun 8
Just published by a team of scientists from Germany🇩🇪 and Sweden🇸🇪: the 1st-time tree of all European 🦋 It represents an important tool for evolutionary & ecological research. Also helps in . 🔓Data Paper: .
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David Roy 🐛 Jun 26
But heavily supported by NGOs (plus and funding) as citizen science schemes and suffering attritional funding cuts
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NPMS Jun 26
The new newsletter is out! It features articles from and Anna Robinson , an account of the tweetmeet (held just days before lockdown started!) an interview with & some fab photos from our
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UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology Jun 26
The threats posed by invasive alien species are increasing and urgent action is needed to prevent, detect and control invaders at both local and global levels, scientists warn
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