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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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  • Safe havens for marine wildlife a step closer

    Wednesday 31st August, 2011

    An important step towards reversing the decline in our marine environment has been taken today, as stakeholder recommendations for a network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) around England are sent to Government.

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  • WildlifeXpo

    Thursday 25th August, 2011

    A brand new wildlife exhibition is coming to London’s Alexandra Palace on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 October 2011. WildlifeXpo offers wildlife lovers an exciting combination of exhibitors, lectures and workshops.

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  • Nature's worth it

    Tuesday 23rd August, 2011

    Image credit: Amy Lewis

    The Wildlife Trusts welcome two research reports published today by the Department for Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs (Defra) which outline the benefits of protecting wildlife and habitats.

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  • Be a part of the ‘Big Wildlife Garden’

    Friday 19th August, 2011

    Caroline Spelman and Carlo Laurenzi launching 'Big Wildlife Garden' competition

    Everyone has the opportunity to help create the UK’s largest nature reserve from today (Friday 19 August) – with the launch of the ‘Big Wildlife Garden’ (BWG) competition.

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  • Birdwatchers rally to the sound of summer

    Friday 19th August, 2011

    It’s one of nature’s greatest miracles: millions of birds leave Africa each spring and head north to nest in the UK and other parts of Europe, only to return to Africa each autumn. However this multi-million-winged migration is under threat.

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  • Step-change for nature’s recovery needed

    Friday 19th August, 2011

    The Wildlife Trusts' Head of Living Landscape Paul Wilkinson

    As the Government today announces the England Biodiversity Strategy (EBS), The Wildlife Trusts welcome the ambitions within it.

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