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  • Rare warbler ringed in UK for first time

    Tuesday 8th November, 2011

    Image credit: Mike Beatley

    Rarely seen warbler wings its way from Eastern Asia to Hertfordshire

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  • Green groups challenge UK to stand firm on greener farming in Europe

    Tuesday 8th November, 2011

    Farmland cpt Dorset WT

    CAP reforms risk being little more then an exercise in ‘green-washing’ unless UK takes a strong position with EU partners. An influential group of over 25 wildlife and environmental organisations [1], including The Wildlife Trusts, have joined together to persuade the UK Government to take a firm negotiating position with the EU over strengthening environmental provisions in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).

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  • Marine Conservation Zones at risk

    Tuesday 8th November, 2011

    Image credit: Dave Peake

    Big Society has spoken up for our seas - but will Government listen?

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  • Bigger, better and more...

    Saturday 29th October, 2011

    Autumn stream cpt Steve Waterhouse

    Nature Improvement Areas should be included in the new planning system and identified all over England, not just in 12 places, according to The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Studland’s sea life in the frame

    Thursday 27th October, 2011

    Studland eel grass by Esther Tyson

    Artwork by the winner of a unique bursary which funds diving lessons goes on display at the Society of Wildlife Artists’ (SWLA) annual exhibition today.

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  • National conservation award for Trust

    Wednesday 26th October, 2011

    Project Manager Martin de Retuerto receives Wild Trout Trust award

    Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust's Winnall Moors Restoration Project has been named joint winner of the 2011 Orvis Wild Trout Trust Conservation Award.

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  • Toad appeal

    Monday 24th October, 2011

    Common toad cpt Amy Lewis

    The Royal Horticultural Society and The Wildlife Trusts are asking bonfire night celebrators to look out for toads and frogs before they light their fires.

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  • Silver Lapwing for Vine House Farm

    Thursday 20th October, 2011

    Nicholas Watts with Michael Power

    Nicholas Watts has won the top prize in the ‘Oscars’ of conservation awards for the second time, a first in the Silver Lapwing Awards 34-year history.

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  • Nature check: Government warned over failing record

    Friday 14th October, 2011

    The Government is failing to deliver on its wildlife and landscape promises, according to a report compiled by 29 of the UK’s leading environmental groups, including The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • First UK badger vaccination trial results published

    Wednesday 12th October, 2011

    Vaccinating badgers against bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is an affordable and viable alternative to culling according to a new report published today, by Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust.

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