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08 March 2012 | Education & Training

An introduction to the whys and wherefores of biodiversity considerations on minerals sites

WHAT is biodiversity? What does it mean? Why do we need to ‘enhance’ it?

27 January 2011 | SHE

Mineral industry’s key role in conservation and biodiversity highlighted at House of Commons reception

25 November 2010 | SHE

A NEW bird study has shown that quarries are havens for birds of prey.

23 September 2010 | SHE

CEMEX UK and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) have announced the launch of a biodiversity strategy for CEMEX’s operations in the UK to help enrich nature.

12 April 2010 | SHE

THE Nature After Minerals project run by the RSPB and Natural England, with support from the Minerals Products Association, and which aims to help recreate high-quality habitats for people and...

12 February 2009 | SHE

THE Royal Society for the Protection of Birds’ ‘’ website – an online guide which aims to increase the number of minerals sites...

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01 June 2007 | Environment & Restoration

The RSPB highlights how the careful recreation of dry acid grassland created from workings can help attract endangered birds and reverse the recent trend for reducing the number of...

02 April 2007 | Environment & Restoration

The UK’s Biodiversity Action Plan seeks the creation of 120hectatres of saline lagoon by 2015.The latest RSPB/MQR article in a series of six shows how the former clay workings at Cliffe...

01 February 2007 | Environment & Restoration

Quarrying land being restored outnumbers that being prepared for excavations by more than 300hectares, according to the QPA’s latest sustainability report, so it is worth taking a look at...

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01 February 2006 | Environment & Restoration

With a little forward planning, quarry operators can help protect Britain’s sand martin population

by Grahame Madge, RSPB media officer

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