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  • Shaping nature conservation for the future: Conference explores ‘natural capital’ approach

    Friday 13th November, 2015

    Society’s dependency on a healthy natural environment will shape the content of a unique conference being held on Wednesday 25 November, during which delegates will explore how ‘natural capital’ thinking could be applied to nature conservation

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  • Decision to cut funding for environment by up to 40% criticised

    Wednesday 11th November, 2015

    Following Monday’s announcement regarding severe cuts across DEFRA, the RSPB and The Wildlife Trusts have come together to highlight what it could mean for the environment

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  • Every Child Wild: Making nature part of growing up - for all children

    Wednesday 4th November, 2015

    The Wildlife Trusts launch new initiative to make ‘Every Child Wild’.

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  • Undersea Art Award winner shows North Sea beauties: Paintings inspired by close encounters with seals go on show

    Wednesday 21st October, 2015

    Artist Chris Rose got a taste for sub-marine adventure after winning The Wildlife Trusts’ / Society of Wildlife Artists’ Undersea Art Award and learnt to dive earlier this year

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  • Celebrities urge gardeners to save the nation’s hedgehogs for Wild About Gardens Week: Mon 26 Oct-Sun 1 Nov 2015

    Monday 19th October, 2015

    Twiggy, Ben Fogle, Bill Oddie and Chris Beardshaw are backing Wild About Gardens Week this autumn and urging gardeners to save hedgehogs

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  • Calling on Government to deliver ambitious vision for nature and people

    Tuesday 13th October, 2015

    An ambitious and inspirational long-term plan is urgently needed to save nature and improve our well-being – that is the clear message from the Response for Nature report published today by a coalition of leading conservation organisations

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  • Spaniel helps survey efforts for water vole

    Monday 12th October, 2015

    A dog with a nose for rodents is being used to help monitor new colonies of water voles, as part of a major project to reintroduce the species to Hertfordshire

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  • Trust’s partnership with the Mace Foundation rewarded at Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards

    Friday 2nd October, 2015

    London Wildlife Trust has won the Community Partners Award at this year’s Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards, in recognition of the Trust’s work with the Mace Foundation.

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  • Players of People’s Postcode Lottery boost their support to The Wildlife Trusts with an extra £25,000

    Thursday 1st October, 2015

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    The Wildlife Trusts are delighted to confirm that players of People’s Postcode Lottery have awarded an extra £1.575 million to long-term supported charities. The Wildlife Trusts is one of 63 charities that will receive the extra £25,000 award from players of the charity lottery.

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  • Environmental charities challenge Government on economic decisions

    Thursday 24th September, 2015

    Welcoming the Government’s response to the Natural Capital Committee’s Third Report, environmental organisations challenged the Government to correct chronic under-valuation of nature in decision-making by implementing the Committee’s recommendations and strengthening the Committee.

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