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  • Scotland's first wild beaver population gets a boost, as Trial's fourth family is released

    Monday 10th May, 2010

    An additional breeding pair of two beavers, one male and one female, has now been released into the wild in Scotland as part of the Scottish Beaver Trial (SBT). The Trial, which is a partnership project between the Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS), aims to determine how beavers will prosper in Scottish habitats and to assess their impact in the current Scottish environment by monitoring them over a five-year trial period.

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  • Hung parliament is historic opportunity for climate

    Friday 7th May, 2010

    Action on climate change must not be the loser from a hung parliament.

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  • Natural election

    Friday 30th April, 2010

    Party leaders respond to environment plea

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  • Lift your spirits with nightingale song

    Thursday 29th April, 2010

    Now is the time to celebrate the song of the nightingale, with The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Get up with the larks

    Wednesday 28th April, 2010

    For Bill Oddie, it’s the sound of the grasshopper warbler. But whatever your favourite bird song might be, nothing beats the stunning combination that makes the dawn chorus, a chiming celebration of spring that rings through the skies each day as the season begins.

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  • Good things come to those who wait…

    Friday 23rd April, 2010

    Delayed bluebell displays will be glory of the spring

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  • Turn detective and learn about wildflowers

    Friday 16th April, 2010

    What do lords and ladies, a bugle and a pheasant’s eye have in common? More than you might think, and there’s a simple and fun way to find out.

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  • Green groups assess parties’ manifestos

    Friday 16th April, 2010

    In the week which saw each of the major political parties launch their manifestos for the forthcoming General Election, eight of the UK’s leading environmental organisations issue their assessment of the commitments made on climate change and the natural environment.

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  • New stamps highlight plight of UK’s mammals

    Tuesday 13th April, 2010

    The Wildlife Trusts are working to ensure the ten species of UK mammals, featured on new stamps issued today by The Royal Mail, have a wild future - not a sticky end.

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  • The Wildlife Trusts call for White Paper on Nature

    Tuesday 6th April, 2010

    Leaders of the three main political parties will today receive a letter from The Wildlife Trusts - urging them to introduce a White Paper on nature and ecological restoration in their manifestoes.

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