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'We work tirelessly to ensure that all wild animals, whether living in captivity or in the wild, are treated with compassion and respect and are able to live their lives according to their needs.'

'The oldest ecological society in the world ... We were established in 1913 and we have been fostering the science of ecology ever since. We have 6,000 members around the world and bring people together across regional, national and global scales to advance ecological science. Membership is open to anyone, anywhere ... We organise a number of diverse, innovative events throughout the year. Our Annual Meeting provides an opportunity to network with and present your research to 1,200 delegates from around the world; you can also hear the latest ecological science, develop skills with our careers programme and enjoy a social programme that is all within an inclusive, friendly environment.'

'Earthwatch is an environmental charity with science at its heart.  We connect people with the natural world, monitor the health of our natural resources, and help people take action to have a positive impact.'

'The Society was established in 1980 by graduates in Ecology and Conservation courses from Birkbeck, University of London, and we maintain close links with the College. We aim to encourage interest in conservation, based on sound ecological principles, by arranging lectures, field visits and meetings.  The members of our Society have varied professional backgrounds and share a common interest in ecology and conservation.'

'We are a leading forum to ensure that the natural environment throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland supports wellbeing and prosperity for everyone. We bring people together from across many different professions and sectors, from ecology to economics, finance to farming and health to housing. We provide unique opportunities to learn from practical examples and innovative ideas ... We organise events that no one else does to share innovation, ideas and best practice. These range from large conferences to workshops and webinars ... The Network is for everyone, from park rangers to public health specialists and from land valuers to landscape architects.'

‘The Eden Project, an educational charity, connects us with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work towards a better future. Our visitor destination in Cornwall, UK, is nestled in a huge crater. Here, massive Biomes housing the largest rainforest in captivity, stunning plants, exhibitions and stories serve as a backdrop to our striking contemporary gardens, summer concerts and exciting year-round family events.’

'Set in 82 acres of sloping parkland, the Zoo is situated three miles to the west of Edinburgh city centre.  Apart from getting close to over 1,000 rare and endangered animals, there are many different ways to enjoy your day out. You can experience a busy programme of educational events and activities - ranging from keeper talks through to hands-on animal encounters - and a wide-range of eating experiences, several play areas and a fantastic gift shop.'

Also indexedRoyal Zoological Society of Scotland

'GeoConservationUK has a membership of over 50 Local Geoconservation Groups, previously known as RIGS Groups (Regionally Important Geological and geomorphological Sites) across the British Isles. GeoConservationUK exists to promote local geological/geomorphological sites for education and public benefit and works towards a British Isles perspective, focusing on the common purposes and issues of local interest to Groups.'

'A multi-regional umbrella organisation established to support county-based geoconservation groups across England.'

 

ALERT The Website does not seem to have been updated for several years - and its Content has in many respects been superceded by that on the GeoConservation UK Site.

'Habitats & Heritage is the local charity that acts for the natural and historic environment in south and west London ... Explore our Habitats & Heritage events as well as those run by our community and charity friends and partners! from practical nature conservation activities, walks, talks and community clean-ups to lectures, webinars and food reuse cafes, there is always something to get involved with across south and west London.'

'The James Hutton Institute has a long history through its legacy organisations in providing independent, world-class scientific research tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges relating to food and environmental security and sustainable development. These are set in the context of significant global changes in population, increased demand for natural resources, a changing climate and economic and geopolitical policy drivers.'

'The Jurassic Coast is a hugely diverse and beautiful landscape underpinned by incredible geology of global importance. In 2001 it was inscribed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for the outstanding universal value of its rocks, fossils and landforms. It remains England’s only natural World Heritage Site.'

'The Linnean Society of London is the world’s oldest active society devoted to natural history. Founded in 1788 by Sir James Edward Smith (1759–1828), who was its first President, the Society takes its name from the Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus (1707–1778) whose botanical, zoological and library collections have been in our keeping since 1829 ... Members (Fellows) come from all walks of life and include anyone passionate about the natural world ... The Linnean Society's diverse programme of events covers everything from plant and animal diversity to remote sensing and in vitro fertilisation. We offer a range of events including talks, meetings, workshops and tours ... We are committed to increasing the diversity of our Fellowship, and to providing opportunities for those usually excluded from the study and appreciation of natural history.'

'Discover how local authorities work with organisations to take action for nature and how this benefits you and your area.' Localities providing access to details of 'live' Scottish Councils' and Regions' Local Biodiversity Partnerships discovered so far.

'Local Nature Partnerships (LNPs) are partnerships of a broad range of local organisations, businesses and people who aim to help bring about improvements in their local natural environment.' (NOTE At the time of Review there did not seem to be a readily accessible official list with Website Links of current English Partnerships. However, I have prepared Records within the relevant Localities for the 'live' English Partnership Websites discovered so far.)

'Nature is not only beautiful but it is also fundamental to our lives. We can’t survive without it, but Wales’s natural environment is in decline and so are the benefits that it delivers. The LNP Cymru project will build a nature recovery network to help reverse this, engaging people and communities, businesses and decision-makers in both practical action and strategic planning for a healthy, resilient and nature-rich Wales.'

'The National Biodiversity Network (NBN) idea could not be simpler: capture wildlife data once in a standard electronic form; integrate data from different sources; and use the internet to enable data to be used many times in different ways by as many people as possible ... The NBN Trust, the charity which oversees and facilitates the development of the Network, has a membership including many UK wildlife conservation organisations, government, country agencies, environmental agencies, local environmental records centres and many voluntary groups.'

'The Museum is a world-class visitor attraction and leading science research centre. We use our unique collections and unrivalled expertise to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world today. We care for more than 80 million objects spanning billions of years and welcome more than five million visitors annually.'

'NatureScot is the lead public body responsible for advising Scottish Ministers on all matters relating to the natural heritage ... Our role is to protect and promote Scotland’s natural heritage, which contributes so much to our nation’s prosperity and well-being.'

'Northern Ireland Environment Link (NIEL) is the networking and forum body for organisations interested in the natural and built environment of Northern Ireland.'

'Oxford University Museum of Natural History was established in 1860 to draw together scientific studies from across the University of Oxford. Today, the award-winning Museum continues to be a place of scientific research, collecting and fieldwork, and plays host to a programme of events, exhibitions and activities for the public and school students of all ages.'

'Scottish Environment LINK is the forum for Scotland's voluntary environment community, with 42 member bodies representing a broad spectrum of environmental interests with the common goal of contributing to a more environmentally sustainable society.'

'An international society for everyone who is interested in natural history in the broadest sense. This includes botany, zoology and geology as well as natural history collections, exploration, art and bibliography. Everyone with an interest in these subjects – professional or amateur – is welcome to join.'

'Wales Environment Link (WEL) is a network of environmental, countryside and heritage non-governmental organisations working across Wales since 1990. WEL supports its members in engaging with the Welsh Government and Parliament, and helps them to work together to develop effective environmental policy and practice.'

'Wildlife and Countryside Link (Link) is the largest environment and wildlife coalition in England, bringing together 64 organisations to use their strong joint voice for the protection of nature.'

'We’re ZSL (Zoological Society of London), an international conservation charity, and our vision is a world where wildlife thrives. We’re working every day to achieve this, through our science, our field conservation around the world and engaging millions of people through our two Zoos, ZSL London and ZSL Whipsnade Zoos.'

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