April 2013

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

  • No nature, no economy

    Wednesday 1st May, 2013

    Tony Juniper

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • Put a spring in your step with woodland walks

    Saturday 27th April, 2013

    cpt Terry Whittaker 2020Vision

    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.

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  • 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.

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  • Remarkable record of UK landscapes

    Wednesday 24th April, 2013

    Mike on tour cpt Mike McFarlane

    A unique panoramic record of landscapes in the UK has been produced by award-winning photographer Mike McFarlane, cycling 5,903 miles around four countries to promote nature conservation.

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  • Sticking together in calling for ban of 'gluey' discharge

    Friday 19th April, 2013

    Dead birds at Wembury

    Three leading wildlife organisations have joined together to call for the ban on the discharge of a substance which has killed hundreds of seabirds.

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  • Call for collation of coastline casualties

    Tuesday 16th April, 2013

    Guillemot cpt Teresa Naylor

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust is calling for the public to help record the number of dead seabirds washing up along the south coast of Cornwall to fully understand the scale of the recent disaster and help support a future campaign to change the law managing pollution in our seas.

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  • Stricken seabirds found on south coast beaches

    Monday 15th April, 2013

    Dead guillemot cpt Teresa Naylor

    Dead and distressed seabirds continue to be found on the south coast with numbers increasing dramatically over the weekend.

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  • Welcome call for action to protect marine wildlife

    Thursday 11th April, 2013

    Soft corals cpt Paul Naylor

    A report which encourages setting a clear timetable for protection of the marine environment is warmly welcomed by The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Step-change needed for society’s well-being

    Monday 8th April, 2013

    cpt David Tipling/2020 Vision

    A new report which states in strong terms how dependent the economy and society are on a healthy natural environment is warmly welcomed by The Wildlife Trusts.

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