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  • ‘Bird becomes bouncer’: Sand martin shown the door in new footage

    Thursday 5th June, 2014

    Surveillance of a usually sociable species has uncovered astonishingly robust behaviour when a sand-martin gate-crashed the nest of a breeding pair and their young, outstayed its welcome and was duly evicted.

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  • Release the natural potential of your patch: Visit The Wildlife Trusts’ inspiring stand at BBC Gardeners’ World Live

    Wednesday 4th June, 2014

    Visitors to this year’s BBC Gardeners’ World Live show are being urged to consider the role their garden plays in their lives and release its potential for welcoming wildlife.

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  • Calls made for nature visionaries: Nominations open for Rothschild award which recognises taking action for nature

    Tuesday 3rd June, 2014

    From Scotland to the Isles of Scilly, The Wildlife Trusts are seeking nominations of people taking action for nature and helping to secure its future recovery.

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  • Last chance to save England's woodlands?

    Tuesday 27th May, 2014

    Organisations and local campaigning groups have written an open letter to David Cameron, which asks the Government to keep the promises it has made for our forests.

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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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