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  • Hendry Review into tidal power published today

    Thursday 12th January, 2017

    The Wildlife Trusts welcome plans to develop our understanding of tidal power but believe that any tidal lagoon development in the UK should be subject to strict monitoring of any impacts of the technology on the marine environment.

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  • MPs warn Government that countryside and farming are at risk

    Wednesday 4th January, 2017

    A new report by a parliamentary committee published today warns Government that environmental protections must not be weakened after Brexit. The Wildlife Trusts respond...

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  • New poll shows children like to be outdoors and enjoy wild places

    Saturday 24th December, 2016

    Children rarely see two wild animals featured in John Lewis Christmas advert

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  • UK’s major environmental organisations unite to highlight “once in a generation opportunity” for the environment as UK exits the EU

    Thursday 8th December, 2016

    Thirteen major environmental organisations including WWF, the National Trust, RSPB, The Wildlife Trusts and Friends of the Earth have united through a new Greener UK coalition to ensure that the UK uses the pivotal moment presented by the forthcoming Brexit negotiations to restore and enhance the UK’s environment.

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  • Fancy a beaver-gnawed wood-chip in your Christmas stocking?

    Thursday 1st December, 2016

    Really wild gifts from The Wildlife Trusts

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  • Gardeners’ best bat banquets

    Tuesday 29th November, 2016

    Winning garden

    Winners of Bat-friendly Planting Competition announced

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  • Beavers back for good in Scotland!

    Thursday 24th November, 2016

    The two lead partners in the Scottish Beaver Trial – the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland and the Scottish Wildlife Trust – have warmly welcomed today’s announcement from the Scottish Government that the Eurasian beaver is to be formally recognised as a native species, 400 years after being hunted to extinction in the UK.

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  • Our response to the Autumn Statement 2016

    Wednesday 23rd November, 2016

    This year’s Autumn Statement – the first since the EU referendum and the last of its kind – was heavy on measures for economic infrastructure, but light on measures to support the kind of infrastructure on which we all depend for our nation’s prosperity and wellbeing: green infrastructure.

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  • Our response to the Autumn Statement 2016

    Wednesday 23rd November, 2016

    This year’s Autumn Statement – the first since the EU referendum and the last of its kind – was heavy on measures for economic infrastructure, but light on measures to support the kind of infrastructure on which we all depend for our nation’s prosperity and wellbeing: green infrastructure.

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  • Government’s scientists’ new proposals to help restore England’s seas are welcomed by leading conservation charities

    Friday 18th November, 2016

    Corkwing wrasse (c) Paul Naylor

    New Marine Conservation Zones proposed for English Waters

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