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Biodiversity

Why are Bird Surveys so important?

Birds species are not only some of our most vibrant and fascinating species that inhabit our shores, but also practical indicators to monitor biodiversity. This page discusses the importance of birds, and why you should build bird surveys into your biodiversity monitoring plans. Any changes to your land and vegetation will influence the type and […]

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Technical Blog: Overview of Carbon Rewild’s Analysis Process

Measuring the change in biodiversity predominantly involves quantifying the change in species richness or diversity across a site, as well as measuring the change of relative abundance of each species [1, 2]. At Carbon Rewild our aim is to make the measuring of biodiversity accessible to all via the use of bioacoustic monitoring. This involves […]

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Biodiversity Ecology

A walk in the woods: When to hear the birds sing

You may associate spring and early summer as the time to wake up early and enjoy the dawn chorus. Between March and July some of our feathered friends kickstart the early morning with song to defend their territories and attract a mate. However, there is plenty of song all-year round to enjoy, and from late […]

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Wilder woodland: Can native woodland in Scotland save our wildlife?

Woodlands provide food and shelter for thousands of plants and animals, and support more invertebrates than any other habitat. Unfortunately native woodland in Scotland has experienced severe decline in recent centuries, largely due to changing land use and the expansion of non-native conifer plantations. There is increasing pressure to restore native woodland in Britain, along […]

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Biodiversity Services

How to Set Up A Bioacoustic Recording Device?

Our mission at Carbon Rewild is to make the monitoring of wildlife and biodiversity more accessible. This guide will provide an overview of how to set up your recording device on site. Please note we have several different versions of our recording device, which may look different to the version shown in the video below. […]

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Biodiversity Organisation Services

Find the Best Place For Your Wildlife Recording Device

The aim of Carbon Rewild’s bioacoustic monitoring service is to make wildlife and biodiversity monitoring accessible to everyone. As a result we have designed our system to be as scalable and flexible as possible. 1. Ship Recording devices are posted to you in advance of your survey schedule 2. Record Recording devices set up with […]

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Introducing Our New Acoustic Monitoring Service

At Carbon Rewild we are launching our new Bird and Bat Acoustic Monitoring Service. This is a “ship and return” service. We post you a recording device and you set it up. Then after a month you post it back to us. We then analyse the data and send you a report describing all the […]

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Biodiversity

Maple Farm

There are wild plans at Maple Farm, former grazing land for horses into a haven for wildlife, while providing leadership opportunities for young people in relation to nature recovery. The project, in partnership with Youngwilders, aims to demonstrate the principles of rewilding on a small-scale, mimicking natural processes to encourage the return of a healthy, […]

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Wild Wales: Discovering a woodland’s secrets

Woodlands can be mysterious places. Birds hidden in the trees, with only their song to betray their presence. Hunters hidden away until the night when a new realm of creatures come out to play. Monitoring wildlife can be an exciting way for us to understand our land’s wild secrets. It’s also vital for us to […]

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How to Rewild your garden: Help your Bees and other Pollinators

There may be a lot of gloom shared about the state of British wildlife and the decline in biodiversity, and you may question: can I really make a difference?