November 2012

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

  • Countdown to Christmas

    Friday 30th November, 2012

    Greystone's Single Gloucester Cheese

    With Christmas creeping ever closer, last-minute gift-buyers can show consideration for UK nature conservation by opting for food-related fayre from The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Response to new Planning Minister

    Wednesday 28th November, 2012

    The Wildlife Trusts response to new Planning Minister: value our precious wild places as much as the UK public does

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  • Government failing in ambition to be greenest government ever

    Tuesday 27th November, 2012

    Graham Eaton - BWPA 2011 winner in Living Landscapes category

    The Coalition Government is failing on its own commitments to Britain’s natural environment: that’s the public’s view from a survey organised by Wildlife and Countryside Link (Link), a coalition of 39 leading environmental charities.

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  • Government must recognise the value of nature

    Monday 19th November, 2012

    Determination to pursue economic growth at all costs may result in the Government speeding up infrastructure schemes which damage the natural environment.

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  • New threat to the UK countryside

    Thursday 15th November, 2012

    Last night the EC President proposed what could amount to a 20% cut to a key part of the EU agricultural budget – a move that would create a new crisis in the UK countryside.

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  • Vote for your wildlife conservation hero

    Tuesday 13th November, 2012

    A rare and limited opportunity to celebrate wildlife conservation heroes is up and running – and needs your vote!

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  • 100 years of The Wildlife Trusts marked with commemorative history book

    Monday 12th November, 2012

    A century of action for wildlife is today marked by the first comprehensive history of The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Government test-case decision to refuse continued peat extraction

    Friday 9th November, 2012

    Round leaved sundew cpt Vicky Nall

    Today The Wildlife Trusts celebrate the decision to reject an application for further peat extraction at Chat Moss near Salford in Lancashire.*

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  • Ash action plan welcome

    Friday 9th November, 2012

    ash canopy

    The five point plan for addressing ash die back in the short-term, issued today by Secretary of State Owen Paterson, is warmly welcomed by The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Government scores poorly on tackling drought risk

    Tuesday 6th November, 2012

    Reedbed cpt Joy Russell

    The risk of flooding and water shortage in 2013 has increased because the Government is too slow in changing the way we manage our water, environmental leaders warn.

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