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  • More than one in ten UK species threatened with extinction, new study finds

    Wednesday 14th September, 2016

    It’s not too late to save UK nature but we must act now - that is the conclusion from a coalition of more than 50 leading wildlife and research organisations behind the State of Nature 2016 report

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  • New guide calls on landowners, developers and volunteers to protect vanishing wildlife havens

    Thursday 8th September, 2016

    "Without Local Wildlife Sites we would have virtually no wildlife."

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  • The meadow makers come to London

    Wednesday 7th September, 2016

    Creation of the 90th new wildflower-rich Coronation Meadow in the heart of the capital

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  • The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

    Monday 5th September, 2016

    A Celebration of British Wildlife

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  • New badger cull petition launched on government website

    Tuesday 30th August, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts’ supporters voice opposition to cull

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  • Best year for Britain's rarest butterfly since 1930s

    Saturday 27th August, 2016

    The once-extinct large blue butterfly, reintroduced to the UK in 1984, flew in its highest numbers for at least 80 years this summer, belying widely-reported warnings that 2016 could be the worst year on record for British butterflies.

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  • New badger cull imminent: The Wildlife Trusts call for end to flawed policy

    Tuesday 23rd August, 2016

    Badger (c) Andrew Parkinson/2020VISION

    The Wildlife Trusts will oppose any decision by Natural England to grant new licences for culling badgers and will call on the Government and the newly appointed Secretary of State, Andrea Leadsom, to overrule and reverse this decision immediately.

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  • Scrapyard saved for the nation

    Monday 15th August, 2016

    Scrapyard to be restored to nature (c) Shropshire Wildlife Trust

    Scrapyard challenge! Restoration appeal launched to clear up 100,000 tyres, thousands of litres of oil waste and restore nature to top wildlife haven

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  • The Wildlife Trusts welcome Government decision to guarantee funding for wildlife-friendly farming schemes

    Saturday 13th August, 2016

    Brown hare on farmland track (c) Amy Lewis

    The Wildlife Trusts welcome the Treasury's commitment today to fund crucial UK wildlife-friendly farming and land management schemes which currently rely on EU funding through the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

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  • World’s biggest nature event to ‘move it, move it’ for Madagascan forest

    Thursday 4th August, 2016

    Birdfair 2016 will bring together wildlife enthusiasts to raise funds to help save a unique forest in Southern Madagascar, home to rare birds, lemurs and frogs.

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