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  • World Forum on Natural Capital: Full programme published

    Monday 28th October, 2013

    Julia Marton-Lefevre, Director General of the International Union for Conservati

    The full programme for the inaugural World Forum on Natural Capital, which will take place on 21 and 22 November in Edinburgh, has been published.

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  • Go wild: Find nature with new iPhone app

    Friday 25th October, 2013

    cpt Tom Marshall

    Away during half-term and want new places to experience autumn’s wildlife spectacles? Or perhaps you just want to discover nature on your doorstep...

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  • Time for more young wild time

    Friday 25th October, 2013

    The UK’s biggest ever campaign to reconnect children with nature and outdoor play is launched today.

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  • Getting wild about gardens

    Friday 25th October, 2013

    Bill Oddie OBE with wildflower seeds cpt www.ChrisTaylorPhotography.com

    Bill Oddie is encouraging everyone to nurture nature during Wild About Gardens Week (25-31 Oct 2013) by providing vital refuges and valuable havens for wildlife.

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  • New Government figures chart decline of UK wildlife

    Thursday 24th October, 2013

    Skylark cpt Stefan Johansson

    Leading wildlife groups welcome the publication of new official statistics charting the state of a range of threatened species in the UK.

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  • English farmers call for greater share of budget to go to the environment

    Wednesday 23rd October, 2013

    Farm track cpt Amy Lewis

    Farmers from across England will be taking a strong environmental message to Westminster later today, when they meet MPs to highlight the need for a greater share of funding to help threatened species, landscapes and heritage features.

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  • Pilot badger culls extending with no scientific justification

    Wednesday 23rd October, 2013

    Natural England today announced it will be extending the badger cull in Gloucestershire. The Wildlife Trusts believe that the granting of extensions to licences to cull is simply not justifiable.

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  • Feel better outside, Feel better inside

    Wednesday 23rd October, 2013

    The Wildlife Trusts call for recognition of the benefits of ecotherapy for mental health problems and wellbeing

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  • Seabird death chemical to be banned

    Monday 21st October, 2013

    Guillemot cpt Portland Bird Observatory

    Wildlife charities today welcome the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) swift action to ban ships across the world from discharging all forms of high viscosity polyisobutylene (PIB) into the sea during tank cleaning operations.

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  • Pilot badger culls fail

    Thursday 17th October, 2013

    Badger vaccination cpt Neil Aldridge

    As the latest results from the pilot badger cull in Gloucestershire are announced, The Wildlife Trusts are renewing calls for the Government to drop badger culling from its proposed strategy to tackle bovineTB in England.

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