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  • Tomorrow's election: why who we elect matter to the UK’s natural heritage

    Wednesday 21st May, 2014

    The UK will elect 73 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) tomorrow (22 May 2014) who will have significant influence over a range of important EU policy decisions. For people who care about the future of nature in the UK, these decisions are crucial.

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  • Save our Vanishing Grasslands petition goes to the top

    Saturday 3rd May, 2014

    The Wildlife Trusts’ petition - with 8,450 signatures collected in just four weeks - is handed to Environment Minister, Owen Paterson, today

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  • Nightingale song makes for a magical May

    Saturday 3rd May, 2014

    New guide offers great places for nightingale and cuckoo

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  • HS2 Select Committee can consider mitigation for the devastating impact of HS2 – we call for ambitious nature restoration

    Thursday 1st May, 2014

    After the disappointment of Monday’s vote in favour of HS2, The Wildlife Trusts are delighted that MPs have given the HS2 Select Committee a remit to consider environmental mitigation for the impact that the proposed route will have.

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  • HS2 Select Committee role crucial to ensure restoration of the countryside

    Tuesday 29th April, 2014

    HS2 gets the go-ahead – now we must ensure that an ambitious plan for restoring the countryside along the route is adopted

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  • High impact HS2 needs a new vision

    Friday 25th April, 2014

    New report shows how large-scale nature restoration along the HS2 proposed route could help heal blighted communities and damaged countryside

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  • Water companies must prove they mean business on the environment

    Tuesday 15th April, 2014

    A new report published today, Tuesday 15 April, by the Blueprint for Water coalition on the environmental plans of water companies reveals a yawning gap between the best and worst performers in England and Wales.

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  • Seeing the wood for the trees

    Monday 14th April, 2014

    Search for secrets this Woodland Wildlife Weekend: 19/20 April 2014

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  • New evidence of vanishing grasslands

    Thursday 3rd April, 2014

    The Wildlife Trusts call on Government to save remaining wildlife-rich grasslands and help farmers halt ‘catastrophic’ decline.

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  • Badger culling to continue

    Thursday 3rd April, 2014

    The Wildlife Trusts express disappointment and frustration that badger culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire will resume this year.

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