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How do you feed an oral contraceptive to 2.5 million grey squirrels?

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Marking this year’s Red Squirrel Appreciation Day, APHA’s Sarah Beatham describes her work, now entering its 4th year of research on developing an oral contraceptive for grey squirrels whilst protecting our native red squirrels and other mammals from eating it.

Exploding animal populations – how can we co-exist?

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Image of the back of a man walking though a town with three wild boar

Using contraceptives to slow reproductive rates in exploding animal populations may offer an extra tool to manage human-wildlife conflicts. In this blog, we hear from senior ecologist, Giovanna Massei, as she outlines this global issue and humane, evidence-based and sustainable solutions.

Invasive Species Week 2021

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Feature image for Invasive Species Week 24th-30th May 2021. with the APHA logo showing at the bottom.

Organisations across the UK, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey are working together on a week of action to raise awareness of invasive non-native species, their impacts, and the simple things that everyone can do to help prevent their spread. Learn more about why this topic is so important and what you can do to help.