Return of the natives

Let it Grow is a joint campaign by three of Europe’s largest science engagement associations – the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), the European network of science centres and museums (Ecsite) and the Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI). Together we aim to help make our communities into havens for native species of animals, plants and all other forms of life – working ecosystems that will help protect our continent from biodiversity loss and invasive alien species.


World Animal Day

Happy World Animal Day! And what better way to celebrate than by the discovery of a very rare black dormouse in the UK. Dormice in general are in trouble in Britain. For the past 25 years a national monitoring programme has been collecting data on these mice and never before a such a rare animal […]

State of Nature 2016

14 September 2016 marks the publication date of the State of Nature Report. Working together, over 50 different organisations have contributed to the analysis of the current state of affairs in UK wildlife. Unfortunately the report reveals some worrying statistics: approximately 56 per cent of the species studied have declined over recent decades and more […]

Let It Grow and #NatureForAll

As a widespread European campaign, Let It Grow also aims to cooperate with other conservation initiatives to encourage awareness for biodiversity worldwide. #NatureForAll is a global movement aiming to inspire a new generation of thinkers and doers across all sectors of society to connect with nature and take action to support its conservation. The campaign […]

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