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  • Simon Barnes to receive Rothschild Medal

    Thursday 6th November, 2014

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    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

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Wanted: artist to dive and show the magic of our seas!

    Thursday 16th October, 2014

    An artist prepared to take the plunge and seek inspiration beneath the waves is being sought by The Wildlife Trusts and the Society of Wildlife Artists.

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  • Sink or swim for waterways: have your say

    Friday 10th October, 2014

    Countryside lovers - walkers, dog walkers, cyclists, anglers, boaters and holidaymakers – are being given an opportunity to speak up for the English rivers, lakes, ponds, beaches and wetlands they love

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  • Red card for 'greenest Govt ever' but support for a Nature and Wellbeing Act

    Tuesday 16th September, 2014

    Today's announcement by a cross party committee of MPs, on the need for this, and future Governments, to do more to protect and enhance nature has been warmly welcomed by The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • United in manifesto ask for UK seas

    Monday 15th September, 2014

    As the Government’s response to the Environmental Audit Select Committee’s Marine Protected Area inquiry is published today, 19 organisations have come together on the actions needed to help UK seas recover.

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  • Sow the seeds for wildlife success and build a bug hotel: Get involved in Wild About Gardens Week

    Sunday 14th September, 2014

    Help perk-up the UK’s pollinator population by building a bug hotel, during Wild About Gardens Week (15-21 Sept).

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  • Juncker announces new commission for Europe

    Thursday 11th September, 2014

    The Wildlife Trusts are concerned about the direction of the new European Commission that was unveiled yesterday by EU President Jean-Claude Juncker.

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