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  • Pesticides ban: Bee coalition reaction

    Friday 22nd May, 2015

    The Bee Coalition has reacted with dismay to news that the National Farmers' Union (NFU) is attempting to sidestep an EU ban on neonicotinoids, pesticides known to be harmful to bees

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  • ‘For the Love of...’ nature photography competition winner announced

    Friday 22nd May, 2015

    An innovative series of images showcasing ‘love in nature’ are today unveiled to help raise awareness of the impact of climate change on our green spaces and the wildlife they support

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  • 100 voluntary organisations unite to defend nature

    Tuesday 12th May, 2015

    100 voluntary organisations across the UK have joined forces to call for the protection of Europe’s natural environment

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  • Bringing a sense of the wild into schools

    Thursday 30th April, 2015

    Summers’ soundtrack of humming bees, insects and more is set to make pupils’ playlists as The Wildlife Trusts are voted Dobbies’ 150th anniversary national charity partner

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  • 'Wildlife at home' launched

    Wednesday 29th April, 2015

    British wildlife is set to enjoy a bright future thanks to a brand new partnership

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  • Nature rolls out the blue carpet for our Woodland Wildlife Weekend (25/26 April)

    Monday 20th April, 2015

    As spring gets into its stride, one of our most breathtaking natural spectacles will soon unfold within ancient woodlands across the UK, with bluebells bursting into colour

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  • Race to save Ratty as UK water voles face uncertain future:Launch of first National Water Vole Monitoring Programme

    Friday 10th April, 2015

    Once a familiar sight along our waterways, water voles have rapidly disappeared from much of the landscape, experiencing the most serious decline of any wild mammal over the last century.

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  • Broad welcome to Scotland's first ever national marine plan

    Friday 27th March, 2015

    The Scottish Government has today formally adopted Scotland’s first ever National Marine Plan, which sets a single planning framework for all activities in Scottish seas

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  • Shocking state of England’s rivers

    Thursday 26th March, 2015

    As the Environment Agency release figures today that reveal just 17% of England’s rivers are in good health, the Blueprint for Water coalition is urging communities across England to make a stand and speak up for the rivers, lakes, wetlands and beaches that they love

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  • M4 relief road will increase carbon emissions say experts

    Wednesday 25th March, 2015

    Wildlife Trusts Wales, Gwent Wildlife Trust and Friends of the Earth Cymru will this week hear the verdict of a judiciary review for the proposed M4 relief road

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