November 2011

Latest tweets and news stories about our work, activities and events. Journalists can contact our press team to ensure enquiries will be dealt with immediately: Anna Guthrie 07887 754659 aguthrie@wildlifetrusts.org and Emma Robertshaw 07779 657515 erobertshaw@wildlifetrusts.org

  • Green groups challenge UK to stand firm on greener farming in Europe

    Tuesday 8th November, 2011

    Farmland cpt Dorset WT

    CAP reforms risk being little more then an exercise in ‘green-washing’ unless UK takes a strong position with EU partners. An influential group of over 25 wildlife and environmental organisations [1], including The Wildlife Trusts, have joined together to persuade the UK Government to take a firm negotiating position with the EU over strengthening environmental provisions in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

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  • Marine Conservation Zones at risk

    Tuesday 8th November, 2011

    Image credit: Dave Peake

    Big Society has spoken up for our seas - but will Government listen?

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