30 March 2013 - Guardian Environment
Public urged to help save mammals, birds and insects whose habitats and food supplies have come under pressure...
Britain's continued freezing weather is threatening ever greater numbers of wild animals, birds and insects across the country, experts have warned. The current cold spell – one of the longest on record – is particularly affecting creatures that are already struggling to survive the loss of their habitats and changes in climate.
March 31, 2013 - The Independent
Too cold for comfort: British weather having a serious effect on wildlife - Many of diminishing Hedgehog population may not wake up from hibernation