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  • Shocking state of England’s rivers

    Thursday 26th March, 2015

    As the Environment Agency release figures today that reveal just 17% of England’s rivers are in good health, the Blueprint for Water coalition is urging communities across England to make a stand and speak up for the rivers, lakes, wetlands and beaches that they love

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  • Devon's beavers return to the wild

    Tuesday 24th March, 2015

    Newly released beaver - Image © Devon Wildlife Trust

    The Wildlife Trusts are delighted to announce that Devon’s wild population of beavers have been given a clean bill of health and were released back into the wild yesterday afternoon. Devon Wildlife Trust will now begin a five year-long River Otter Beaver Trial - a project which will measure the impact of these animals

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  • Hedgehog conservation area is UK first

    Tuesday 17th March, 2015

    A landmark project to create the UK’s first dedicated hedgehog conservation area will launch today, developed in response to an alarming national decline in one of our most enigmatic and well-loved species

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  • Nature and Wellbeing Summit hosted in Bristol, European Green Capital 2015

    Wednesday 4th March, 2015

    A Nature and Wellbeing Summit, hosted in Bristol as part of the city’s year as European Green Capital, is this week bringing together leading UK and European practitioners, researchers and decision-makers to discuss the value of nature in our society with a specific focus on landscapes and nature-based solutions for health and wellbeing

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  • Shot peregrine found dead at Derbyshire Wildlife Trust headquarters

    Tuesday 3rd March, 2015

    A male peregrine falcon has been shot and found dead outside Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s offices at East Mill in Belper, Derbyshire

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  • A Wild Life is a Better Life

    Monday 2nd March, 2015

    David Attenborough is part of 'My Wild Life' - a new campaign highlighting why the natural world is so important to us all

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  • Cameron, Clegg and Miliband sign joint climate change agreement

    Saturday 14th February, 2015

    In a highly unusual move the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition have agreed to work together across party lines to tackle climate change

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  • New hope for precious land at Lodge Hill

    Friday 13th February, 2015

    Lodge Hill area is the only one in the UK to be designated for nightingales

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  • What Nature Does For Britain

    Wednesday 11th February, 2015

    Brilliant new book draws on the work of The Wildlife Trusts across the UK

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  • Accolades awarded for outdoor adventures: Watch Group of the Year

    Monday 2nd February, 2015

    It’s the little things that count for a group of young wildlife enthusiasts who love discovering the natural world’s ‘minibeasts’ and, for these efforts and more, are today announced as ‘Watch Group of the Year 2014’ by The Wildlife Trusts

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