July 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

  • Smiley fish speaks out about life under the waves! Blenny has his say in new book

    Tuesday 30th July, 2013

    Tompot blenny cpt Paul Naylor

    Children can open a window into the beautiful and often unexpected undersea world around British coasts, aided by charismatic narration from Benny the Blenny in a unique new book, published today.

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  • Nature Farming Award - voting now open

    Thursday 25th July, 2013

    Your chance to win a luxury break for two!

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  • Make the most of your coast! Celebrate our sea life during National Marine Week

    Monday 22nd July, 2013

    We do love to be beside the seaside, and The Wildlife Trusts are urging coast-lovers to do more than dip a toe in the water this summer as they invite the nation to plunge into the possibilities of exploring the UK’s undersea world.

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  • Giving nature a voice at Game Fair

    Friday 19th July, 2013

    Championing the role of farming in creating A Living Landscape

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  • Environmental groups warn of dredging ‘triple whammy’ with damage to wildlife, increased flooding and legal challenges

    Friday 19th July, 2013

    The Blueprint for Water coalition of environmental organisations has this week submitted a strong response to the Government, objecting to proposals to weaken controls on river dredging which have been produced at the request of Environment Secretary Owen Paterson.

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  • Charities warn National Parks under threat from Highways Agency dual carriageways

    Tuesday 16th July, 2013

    A628 cpt Ian Forrester via Flickr

    Transport and green groups have sounded a warning about Government's massive road building programme.

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  • Timetable for marine protection overdue

    Tuesday 16th July, 2013

    cpt Paul Naylor

    As the Government today publishes responses to the Marine Conservation Zones’ consultation, The Wildlife Trusts urge Minister Richard Benyon to stand by his ambition to designate an ecologically coherent network and set out a clear timetable within which it can be achieved.

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  • Center Parcs helps protect children and the environment with new charity partnerships

    Thursday 11th July, 2013

    cpt Zsuzsanna Bird

    As its three year partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity came to a very successful end in May, Center Parcs is now delighted to be supporting two new charity partners, ChildLine and The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Go wild in our gardens this summer!

    Wednesday 10th July, 2013

    Bee cpt Gillian Day

    Inspirational events and projects to encourage a welcome for wildlife in UK gardens

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  • Human reliance on nature back in curriculum

    Monday 8th July, 2013

    Following the publication of the new national curriculum today, The Wildlife Trusts welcome the inclusion of children being required to learn about human dependence and our impact on nature.

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