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National recovery plan for chalk streams launched today
Thursday 23rd May, 2013
National wildlife and conservation organisations have formed an alliance with local river restoration groups to press the government and its agencies to radically reform water policies to enable England's endangered chalk streams to return to good health.
Natural England grants licences for buzzard control
Thursday 23rd May, 2013
State of Nature - 60% of UK species in decline, groundbreaking study finds
Wednesday 22nd May, 2013
UK nature is in trouble – that is the conclusion of a groundbreaking report published today by a coalition of leading conservation and research organisations.
HS2 mustn’t fail nature – Government needs a new vision
Thursday 16th May, 2013
The true impact of the proposed High Speed Rail link (HS2) remains unclear, despite the Government publishing a 3,000 page draft Environmental Statement for Phase One of the project today.
Joint call for review of legal discharge status of PIB
Monday 13th May, 2013
The number of seabirds recorded washed up on beaches in two incidents along the English Channel, covered in polyisobutene (PIB), has passed 4,000.
Attenborough launches pioneering wild haven atop London’s waste
Saturday 11th May, 2013
Skylarks sing and nature is restored as Thurrock Thameside Nature Park opens on one of western Europe’s largest landfill sites.
No nature, no economy
Wednesday 1st May, 2013
Our natural environment is under threat because it is seen as a ‘nice to have’ - an optional extra which can be afforded during good times but not so much when economic growth is weak, according to environmentalist Tony Juniper.
Bees face a brighter future as pesticides banned
Monday 29th April, 2013
A decision to restrict certain pesticides, known as neonics, has today been welcomed by The Wildlife Trusts.
Put a spring in your step with woodland walks
Saturday 27th April, 2013
With more than 400 woodlands to choose from across the UK, The Wildlife Trusts are encouraging everyone to take a wander in the woods this weekend.
Hundreds join “March of Beekeepers” on Parliament
Friday 26th April, 2013
Today, over 100 beekeepers from across the UK marched on Parliament in opposition to the Government’s plans to oppose a ban on bee killing pesticides in a crucial EU vote on Monday.