Hedgehogs – Is Their Current Protection Too Weak?

Protection for Wildlife in the UK The majority of the wildlife in the UK are protected by the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981). This act offers different levels of protection depending on the plight of the species. Animals listed under … Read More

The Hedgehog

The Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) Hedgehogs are found across the UK and Ireland. Since the 1950s, 95% of the UK’s hedgehogs have disappeared. The population has declined from 36 million animals to only about 1 million today. This represents a very … Read More