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  • Flawed badger culls to continue in Somerset and Gloucestershire, with new cull zone authorised in Dorset

    Friday 28th August, 2015

    Badger (c) Elliot Neep

    The Wildlife Trusts today condemn the announcement by DEFRA that pilot badger culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire will continue, and that culling will be extended to a new area in Dorset.

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  • Dive team survey seabeds this summer

    Monday 24th August, 2015

    Secrets of the seabed are being revealed as divers undertake exploratory scientific surveys in a bid to better understand the UK’s marine environment and help protect it for the future

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  • #ThanksAMillion Vine House Farm: Seed sales sow success for nature conservation

    Monday 17th August, 2015

    One man’s passion for the natural world has led to his family supporting UK wildlife conservation to the tune of £1,000,000, through feeding birds on a spectacular scale

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  • Celebrating nature - see you at #Birdfair!

    Sunday 16th August, 2015

    Join Chris Packham, and see Bill Oddie play The Gruffalo, at the world’s biggest nature celebration

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  • Center Parcs retains top UK biodiversity award

    Monday 10th August, 2015

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  • Environmental groups call on PM's intervention as 10 green policies scrapped

    Friday 31st July, 2015

    Within the first three months of the new government ten different environmental policies have been watered down or scrapped, according to analysis by a group of leading UK environment organisations

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  • Don’t undermine the laws that protect nature, say nearly half a million Europeans

    Friday 24th July, 2015

    Calls to defend nature beat the record for responses to European public consultations

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  • Delight in dolphin displays

    Wednesday 22nd July, 2015

    Summer is simply not complete without a visit to the coast so delight in dolphin displays during this year’s National Marine Week, when The Wildlife Trusts celebrate our UK sea life

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  • Rutland Osprey Project soars to new heights as 100th chick fledges

    Tuesday 21st July, 2015

    The Rutland Osprey Project celebrated a major milestone this week, when the 100th osprey chick to fledge from a nest in the Rutland Water area took to the air for the first time

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  • Artist wins bid to plunge the North Sea: Chris Rose learns to dive to paint awe-inspiring underwater wildlife

    Monday 20th July, 2015

    Artist Chris Rose has won The Wildlife Trusts’ and Society of Wildlife Artists’ Undersea Art Award. The award provides a bursary that enables the recipient to learn to dive and bring the magic of our seas alive

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