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  • CAP reform will not help nature’s recovery

    Wednesday 12th October, 2011

    Reed bunting cpt Amy Lewis

    The Wildlife Trusts are disappointed by the European Commission’s proposals on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy, published today. It will shape the way farmland is managed between 2014-2020 and hence determine the health of our natural environment.

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  • Protection for seas off Isle of Man

    Wednesday 12th October, 2011

    Dahlia anemone cpt Paul Naylor

    The Wildlife Trusts have welcomed the news that Ramsey Bay has been designated as the Isle of Man's first Marine Nature Reserve. The area will be protected from damaging activities, fisheries will be safeguarded and it will become a centre for marine tourism and research.

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  • Will CAP reform help or hinder nature’s recovery?

    Monday 10th October, 2011

    A forthcoming announcement about the Common Agricultural Policy has the potential to significantly help or hinder nature’s recovery in the UK, according to The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Sponge new to science revealed

    Sunday 9th October, 2011

    The sponge discovered during the 2011 Seaweed East survey has been revealed as new to science.

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  • WildlifeXpo event

    Wednesday 5th October, 2011

    The first ever WildlifeXpo will take place at London’s Alexandra Palace on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 October 2011. The Wildlife Trusts are urging those with an interest in wildlife to make the most of the chance to celebrate the natural world and find out how they can help protect it.

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  • BWPA prize shots announced

    Monday 26th September, 2011

    Now in its third year, the acclaimed BWPA competition has created another stunning showcase of British wildlife.

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  • Giving nature a place in planning

    Wednesday 21st September, 2011

    Stephanie Hilborne OBE

    Areas of critical importance for wildlife are overlooked in the draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), say The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Entries welcome in underwater photography competition

    Tuesday 20th September, 2011

    Black faced blenny by Arthur Kingdon, 2010 winner

    Photo-shoots with crabs, cuttlefish, kelp and other creatures are the order of the day for entrants in the annual British Society of Underwater Photographers (BSoUP) print competition, organised in association with DIVER Magazine. But they need to enter their resulting prints soon as entries close on Saturday 1 October. The Wildlife Trusts will judge entries in the British and Irish categories, which have a ‘Living Seas’ theme.

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  • Remember A Charity Week

    Monday 12th September, 2011

    Autumn walk  by Tanya Perdikou

    What does a beauty spot along the River Pang, thought to be the inspiration for Wind in the Willows, have in common with Wales’ largest sandwich tern colony and some of the last remaining ancient broadleaf woodlands in Warwickshire? Legacies have played a part in securing a future for them all, say The Wildlife Trusts, as Remember A Charity week gets underway.

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  • Marine Protected Area recommendations revealed

    Thursday 8th September, 2011

    As stakeholder recommendations for a network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) around England are today made public, The Wildlife Trusts remind the Government of its commitment to create a well managed ecologically coherent network covering at least 25% of English waters by 2016.

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