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Wales takes the plunge into protecting our seas
Friday 12th December, 2014
Today the Welsh Government designates its first Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ). This announcement means that the seas around Skomer Island off the coast of Pembrokeshire will become Wales’ first MCZ.
Mass rally in Westminster a wake-up call to politicians on nature
Tuesday 9th December, 2014
Nature and wildlife-lovers are heading to the Houses of Parliament today to shake politicians out of the Westminster bubble and get them to take nature seriously
Replace road expansion with a greener future
Monday 1st December, 2014
Call for Autumn Statement and Roads Investment Strategy to abandon road expansion in favour of green retrofits
Underwater wonders revealed: Winners of photography competition announced
Wednesday 19th November, 2014
An explosion of colour in the dark depths has stolen the show in one of the UK’s most celebrated underwater photography competitions
Grand designs will boost bugs’ chances: Winners of Wild About Gardens Week
Friday 14th November, 2014
Three ‘grand designs’ will today be awarded ultimate ‘des-res’ status when ‘Bugingham Palace’, a ‘mini-beast mansion’ and ‘seven story stack’ are announced as the winning entries in a national wildlife gardening competition.
120 MPs unite in call for greater protection of UK seas
Wednesday 12th November, 2014
MPs and Peers are united in calling for a full network of Marine Protected Areas in UK seas
Simon Barnes to receive Rothschild Medal
Thursday 6th November, 2014
Award-winning author and journalist Simon Barnes is set to receive a unique and prestigious medal for inspiring so many for so long with the wonders of nature
Megafauna hotspots: the missing link in marine protection
Tuesday 4th November, 2014
New report highlights need to protect important places for dolphins, whales and basking sharks
Act for Nature: Calls for new law to support recovery of nature and improve people's wellbeing
Wednesday 29th October, 2014
Charities are today challenging political parties to ‘act for nature’ by introducing new laws to restore nature and increase everyone’s access to it, not only for nature’s sake but also for the contribution it makes to people’s health and wellbeing.
Dredging up trouble: Government urged to resist playing politics over winter flood measures
Tuesday 21st October, 2014
Potentially environmentally-damaging dredging must not be prioritised over other proven flood-prevention measures in this year’s Autumn Statement on 3 December 2014 is the warning to Government by Blueprint for Water.