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  • Wildlife Trusts to vaccinate in pilot badger cull areas

    Thursday 19th January, 2012

    Image credit: Eliot Smith

    Local Wildlife Trusts will pursue badger vaccination as a means of tackling bovine TB in the pilot badger cull areas announced today.

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  • Disappointment as damaging rail route gets go-ahead

    Tuesday 10th January, 2012

    Woodland ride cpt Zsuzsanna Bird

    The Wildlife Trusts today express disappointment as the first phase of High Speed 2 (HS2) is given the go-ahead by the Transport Secretary, Justine Greening. Serious damage to wildlife and habitats is expected as a result of the route’s construction.

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  • High speed rail must not destroy wildlife

    Friday 6th January, 2012

    Woodland by Amy Lewis

    The Wildlife Trusts are concerned the Government’s proposed route for high speed rail phase one from London to Birmingham will pose a serious threat to wildlife should it get the go ahead.

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  • Boost for wildlife

    Thursday 22nd December, 2011

    The Wildlife Trusts are celebrating their partnership with one of the UK’s most successful bird seed businesses, as they accept a donation of more than £130,000.

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  • Government must heed planning recommendations

    Wednesday 21st December, 2011

    Image: Paul Hobson

    This is the crucial moment to get planning right for nature and the economy, according to The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Give a gift for nature this Christmas

    Wednesday 14th December, 2011

    Image credit: Harry Hogg

    Last minute shoppers stuck for Christmas gift ideas need look no further than The Wildlife Trusts for inspiration.

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  • Cull decision is shot in the dark

    Wednesday 14th December, 2011

    Image: Neil Aldridge

    The Wildlife Trusts today express disappointment and regret at the Government’s decision to press ahead with a cull of badgers in pilot areas in England.

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  • New Year's resolutions

    Monday 12th December, 2011

    Image: Richard Burkmar

    The Wildlife Trusts and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) are reminding people to remember wildlife when making New Year’s resolutions for 2012.

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  • State investment in forests vital for wellbeing

    Thursday 8th December, 2011

    Woodland by Zsuzsanna Bird

    The Independent Forestry Panel must bust the Treasury myth about the Public Forest Estate and shout about the value of nature.

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  • Water White Paper published

    Thursday 8th December, 2011

    Ramsden Reservoir. Image: Lisa Burgess

    A plan for the recovery of our wetlands, rivers and the wider natural environment must be put in place to help tackle England’s water crisis, according to The Wildlife Trusts, as the Government publishes its Water White Paper.

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