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  • Red card for 'greenest Govt ever' but support for a Nature and Wellbeing Act

    Tuesday 16th September, 2014

    Today's announcement by a cross party committee of MPs, on the need for this, and future Governments, to do more to protect and enhance nature has been warmly welcomed by The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • United in manifesto ask for UK seas

    Monday 15th September, 2014

    As the Government’s response to the Environmental Audit Select Committee’s Marine Protected Area inquiry is published today, 19 organisations have come together on the actions needed to help UK seas recover.

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  • Sow the seeds for wildlife success and build a bug hotel: Get involved in Wild About Gardens Week

    Sunday 14th September, 2014

    Help perk-up the UK’s pollinator population by building a bug hotel, during Wild About Gardens Week (15-21 Sept).

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  • Juncker announces new commission for Europe

    Thursday 11th September, 2014

    The Wildlife Trusts are concerned about the direction of the new European Commission that was unveiled yesterday by EU President Jean-Claude Juncker.

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  • Disappointment at decision to build on land precious for nightingales

    Friday 5th September, 2014

    Environmental destruction on a scale not seen for more than 20 years1 will be caused by a decision to build on one of the most important wildlife areas in the country and home to the largest population of nightingale in England.

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  • Return of the sky dancer: hen harriers breed successfully in Peak District for the first time in eight years

    Thursday 4th September, 2014

    Five hen harrier chicks have successfully fledged on National Trust land in the Upper Derwent Valley - the first time hen harriers have bred successfully in the Peak District for eight years.

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  • Game-changing response required to tackle State of Nature crisis

    Wednesday 3rd September, 2014

    Finding game-changing solutions to the crisis facing nature is the theme of the landmark Conference for Nature today, which features high-profile delegates including Sir David Attenborough, The Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP, Germaine Greer and key people from business, politics, the utility sector and conservation.

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  • Politicians and industry have the power to make a difference in dealing with challenges facing wildlife

    Wednesday 3rd September, 2014

    Businesses and politicians have the power to make a difference in tackling the crisis facing our wildlife, according to Sir David Attenborough.

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  • Leading environmental groups challenge politicians to build a greener Britain

    Monday 1st September, 2014

    A coalition of the UK’s leading environmental groups, including the National Trust, WWF, RSPB, Greenpeace, The Wildlife Trusts and Friends of the Earth, are today calling for all political parties to commit to a greener Britain by 2020 by pledging seven major priorities at the next election to reform the way we use energy, build communities and protect nature.

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  • A Celebration of British Wildlife: The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014

    Monday 1st September, 2014

    A greylag goose in London has won the top accolade in the British Wildlife Photography Awards, which celebrate both the work of amateur and professional photographers and the beauty and diversity of British wildlife.

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