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  • Underwater sites should be protected - because they’re worth it

    Thursday 18th June, 2015

    Taking a longer-term, more holistic view of the impacts of Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) in the decision making process, rather than an excessive focus on costs is essential, says a group of researchers and conservation charities, as government considers whether or not to designate new sites later this year

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  • Celebrating a new dawn for Cley Marshes

    Friday 12th June, 2015

    Today Sir David Attenborough, President Emeritus of The Wildlife Trusts, and BBC Presenter and Ambassador Ben Garrod, joined Norfolk Wildlife Trust in celebrating the achievements of its momentous project for the north Norfolk coast: a £2.6million project which combines a vital land purchase, landscape-scale restoration and the building of the new Aspinall Wildlife Education Centre at its nature reserve, Cley Marshes

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  • John Hall awarded MBE in The Queen’s Birthday Honours

    Friday 12th June, 2015

    Wildlife Trust Chief Executive recognised for more than a quarter of a century’s conservation work, benefiting wildlife and people in Essex and beyond

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  • Statement on Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

    Wednesday 10th June, 2015

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  • Join in 'Our Meadow Wildlife Weekend' & be mesmerised by magical meanderings

    Monday 8th June, 2015

    Bright blue butterflies, burnished burnet moths and rattling grasshoppers offer a feast for the senses when meandering through a meadow

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  • Bringing curious minds closer to nature

    Friday 5th June, 2015

    Between 6 – 12 June The Wildlife Trusts will be the focus of People’s Postcode Lottery’s ‘Charity of the Week’ celebrations.

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  • Abberton scheme secures water supplies for the future

    Wednesday 3rd June, 2015

    Sir David Attenborough has officially marked the completion of the £150 million Abberton Scheme by unveiling a special engraved stone

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  • Wildlife-rich areas must not suffer at expense of land development

    Tuesday 2nd June, 2015

    Following the Government's recent proposal to introduce a statutory register for brownfield land, environmental charities call on the Government to honour its original commitment to ‘protect previously developed or brownfield land that is of high environmental value for wildlife'

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  • Go wild: find nature with new Android app

    Friday 22nd May, 2015

    Finding new places to experience encounters with wildlife, over the Spring Bank Holiday and beyond, is about to get easier with a new app offering a guide to more than 2,000 nature reserves and thousands of events and activities up and down the UK

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  • Badger vaccination programme to expand

    Friday 22nd May, 2015

    One of the regions considered most at risk of the spread of bovine tuberculosis (bTB) will see badgers vaccinated over the next four years, following a cash boost

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