January 2014

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  • Call for entries: The British Wildlife Photography Awards are open!

    Saturday 1st February, 2014

    Your chance to win a prestigious award, with cash prize of £5,000 and reach millions through national exposure. Help raise awareness about British wildlife and celebrate our natural heritage.

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  • Ireland’s natural heritage: a new 100 year study

    Wednesday 29th January, 2014

    A new study examining the history of iconic places in Ireland, identified as potential nature reserves by conservationist Charles Rothschild 100 years ago, illustrates the considerable pressures that have been endured by Irish wildlife and landscapes

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  • HS2 must not fail nature

    Wednesday 22nd January, 2014

    cpt Zsuzsanna Bird

    The remaining challenges to Phase 1 of the High Speed Rail link (HS2) have today been dismissed in the ultimate stage of the UK judicial process.

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  • Development rings death knell for sanctity of wild havens

    Tuesday 14th January, 2014

    The Sanctuary and the velodrome cpt Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

    A planning application will set a dangerous national precedent as the local authority aims to build a cycle race track on land it previously designated a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) and Local Wildlife Site.

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  • First Director for England appointed

    Friday 10th January, 2014

    Stephen Trotter

    Stephen Trotter is the first Director for England at The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Time to restore nature’s flood defences

    Friday 10th January, 2014

    The Wildlife Trusts are calling on the Government to rebuild the country’s natural defences by investing in natural solutions for flood control, following the recent extreme weather conditions.

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