Latest tweets and news stories about our work, activities and events. Journalists can contact our press team to ensure enquiries will be dealt with immediately: Anna Guthrie 07887 754659 aguthrie@wildlifetrusts.org and Emma Robertshaw 07779 657515 erobertshaw@wildlifetrusts.org

  • Sea life protection tops the agenda

    Friday 13th June, 2014

    Safeguarding sea life will take centre stage in Plymouth next week as the Ocean City hosts experts and students taking action to secure protection for UK seas.

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  • Nature pushed to the precipice on farms. Today’s decision is “deeply disappointing”

    Tuesday 10th June, 2014

    Hopes for a fairer deal for the taxpayer by using public money to improve the environment in the farmed landscape in ways that benefit us all, have been dashed with today’s government announcement by Environment Minister, Owen Paterson.

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  • Be mesmerised by magical meanderings

    Monday 9th June, 2014

    Search for secrets this Meadow Wildlife Weekend: 14/15 June

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  • The UK’s sea life needs you! The Wildlife Trusts rally marine advocates

    Sunday 8th June, 2014

    Support for the proper protection of our seas is being sought by The Wildlife Trusts through a new campaign, launching today on World Ocean’s Day.

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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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