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  • First wave of marine protection welcome

    Thursday 21st November, 2013

    cpt Paul Naylor

    As the Government today confirms immediate designation of 27 Marine Conservation Zones, The Wildlife Trusts welcome this first step towards the creation of a network so absolutely vital to ensure the healthy future of our seas.

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  • Prime Minister must do more for nature

    Tuesday 19th November, 2013

    Saithe shoal cpt Paul Naylor

    The Government is failing to deliver nearly a third of its natural environment commitments, despite huge public support for action for nature, wildlife and the countryside.

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  • Pilot badger culls fail

    Tuesday 5th November, 2013

    Badger cpt Wildstock

    Results from the extended pilot badger cull in Somerset - out today - confirm a complete failure to meet required targets and should lead the Government to abandon its culling policy.

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  • Bees, birds and hedgerows at risk: public must act to protect nature on farms

    Thursday 31st October, 2013

    Marsh fritillary cpt Philip Precey

    28 day consultation asks: farming with – or without – nature?

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  • World Forum on Natural Capital: Full programme published

    Monday 28th October, 2013

    Julia Marton-Lefevre, Director General of the International Union for Conservati

    The full programme for the inaugural World Forum on Natural Capital, which will take place on 21 and 22 November in Edinburgh, has been published.

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  • Go wild: Find nature with new iPhone app

    Friday 25th October, 2013

    cpt Tom Marshall

    Away during half-term and want new places to experience autumn’s wildlife spectacles? Or perhaps you just want to discover nature on your doorstep...

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  • Time for more young wild time

    Friday 25th October, 2013

    The UK’s biggest ever campaign to reconnect children with nature and outdoor play is launched today.

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  • Getting wild about gardens

    Friday 25th October, 2013

    Bill Oddie OBE with wildflower seeds cpt

    Bill Oddie is encouraging everyone to nurture nature during Wild About Gardens Week (25-31 Oct 2013) by providing vital refuges and valuable havens for wildlife.

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  • New Government figures chart decline of UK wildlife

    Thursday 24th October, 2013

    Skylark cpt Stefan Johansson

    Leading wildlife groups welcome the publication of new official statistics charting the state of a range of threatened species in the UK.

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  • English farmers call for greater share of budget to go to the environment

    Wednesday 23rd October, 2013

    Farm track cpt Amy Lewis

    Farmers from across England will be taking a strong environmental message to Westminster later today, when they meet MPs to highlight the need for a greater share of funding to help threatened species, landscapes and heritage features.

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