The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Membership Reviews
Description:RSPB is working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife.
Newest Review: ... important breeding and wintering habitats, so are vital to this country's environment. Our country's birds are under constant threat. The number of tree sparrows, yellowhammers, grey partridge and many other once common birds have declined drastically in the past thirty years. The RSPB is working to reverse trends like this and have had some considerable success. Marsh harriers were nearly ... more
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by - written on 10/04/09 (Very useful, 487 readings)
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds was formed in 1889 to counter the trade in birds' plumes for adorning ladies' hats. This practice was resulting in the slaughter of thousands of egrets and other birds every year. The society was founded by a group of women, appalled at this slaughter in the name of fashion. Today, the RSPB is the largest conservation organisation in Europe and has over one million members. The RSPB passionately believes that it is our responsibility to protect birds and the environment. But it's not just about birds. By protecting birds and their habitats, the RSPB is helping to maintain a healthy biodiversity for a healthy ... Read the complete review