1. Duncan Sleightholme

Moves to save Dorset's rare seabirds

Conservationists in Dorset are insulating the nests of one of Britain's rarest breeding sea birds hoping to reverse a dramatic fall in population numbers. The tiny colony of Little Terns on Chesil Beach is the only one in the South West.

The team fears draughts blowing through the pebbles on the beach make it too cold for the eggs to hatch.