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  • The Wildlife Trusts back MPs' concerns over lack of marine protection

    Tuesday 25th April, 2017

    The Wildlife Trusts welcome today’s statement on Marine Conservation Zones by the Environmental Audit Committee and urge the government to press on with protecting these special places at sea

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  • Easter survey reveals the need for faster action on peat-free gardening

    Thursday 13th April, 2017

    Gardening (c) Tom Marshall

    As the nation’s gardeners prepare for spring, a new survey reveals a lack of real choice for consumers looking for peat-free composts at garden centres and other outlets. It highlights the need for more determined action to phase out peat use from the gardening industry and to protect wild peatlands.

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  • Response to the Repeal Bill White Paper

    Friday 31st March, 2017

    Commenting on the Government’s Repeal Bill White Paper – released on 30 March 2017 and which proposes how the body of law derived from our membership in the European Union will be reflected in UK laws –, The Wildlife Trusts’ Chief Executive Stephanie Hilborne OBE said:

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  • Bee Creative in the Garden!

    Monday 27th March, 2017

    The Royal Horticultural Society and The Wildlife Trusts launch gardening campaign to help wild bees

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  • Natural path to happiness gets results

    Monday 27th March, 2017

    Sunshine for the soul: 30 Days Wild benefits health and wellbeing

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  • Beavers win top BBC Countryfile magazine award!

    Wednesday 15th March, 2017

    We're thrilled that the beaver projects run by Scottish Wildlife Trust and Devon Wildlife Trust have been voted BBC Countryfile magazine's 'Wildlife Success of the Year!'

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  • Our response to the 2017 Spring Budget

    Wednesday 8th March, 2017

    Responding to the Spring Budget on 8th March 2017, Chief Executive of the Wildlife Trusts, Stephanie Hilborne OBE, said:

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  • Vital volunteers needed to save our last red squirrels

    Friday 24th February, 2017

    The Wildlife Trusts are leading the largest ever recruitment drive for red squirrel volunteers. With the help of National Lottery funding, the Trusts aim to increase volunteer numbers from 500 to 5000 to save the UK’s last red squirrels.

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  • Phase One of HS2 railway given Royal Assent

    Thursday 23rd February, 2017

    Today, one of the largest construction projects in Europe, and potentially one of the most environmentally destructive, has been given the green light to be built.

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  • Greener UK coalition launches manifesto urging government to use Brexit to restore and enhance the environment

    Wednesday 22nd February, 2017

    The Greener UK coalition of 13 major environmental organisations, including WWF, the National Trust, RSPB and The Wildlife Trusts, has today launched its manifesto calling on the government to restore and enhance the environment as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.

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