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  • Wildlife groups express anger as cycle track gets go-ahead

    Friday 7th February, 2014

    A coalition of wildlife organisations has reacted angrily to a decision giving the go-ahead to a cycle race track on The Sanctuary Local Nature Reserve in Derby.

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  • Call for entries: The British Wildlife Photography Awards are open!

    Saturday 1st February, 2014

    Your chance to win a prestigious award, with cash prize of £5,000 and reach millions through national exposure. Help raise awareness about British wildlife and celebrate our natural heritage.

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  • Ireland’s natural heritage: a new 100 year study

    Wednesday 29th January, 2014

    A new study examining the history of iconic places in Ireland, identified as potential nature reserves by conservationist Charles Rothschild 100 years ago, illustrates the considerable pressures that have been endured by Irish wildlife and landscapes

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  • HS2 must not fail nature

    Wednesday 22nd January, 2014

    cpt Zsuzsanna Bird

    The remaining challenges to Phase 1 of the High Speed Rail link (HS2) have today been dismissed in the ultimate stage of the UK judicial process.

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  • Development rings death knell for sanctity of wild havens

    Tuesday 14th January, 2014

    The Sanctuary and the velodrome cpt Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

    A planning application will set a dangerous national precedent as the local authority aims to build a cycle race track on land it previously designated a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) and Local Wildlife Site.

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  • First Director for England appointed

    Friday 10th January, 2014

    Stephen Trotter

    Stephen Trotter is the first Director for England at The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • Time to restore nature’s flood defences

    Friday 10th January, 2014

    The Wildlife Trusts are calling on the Government to rebuild the country’s natural defences by investing in natural solutions for flood control, following the recent extreme weather conditions.

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  • Make a ‘wild time’ resolution to last a lifetime

    Tuesday 31st December, 2013

    cpt ChrisTaylorPhotography.com

    Families are being encouraged to revolutionise their New Year’s resolutions by swapping some of their daily screen time for wild time.

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  • Really wild tinsel tension busters!

    Tuesday 24th December, 2013

    Walking cpt Zsuzsanna Bird

    The Wildlife Trusts offer families a fresh-air filled festive period with 10 walks and some wonderfully wild spectacles to look out for.

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  • Farm funding decision falls short

    Thursday 19th December, 2013

    Farmland cpt Zsuzsanna Bird

    The Wildlife Trusts describe today’s announcement on agricultural funding for 2014-2020 as a missed opportunity to boost investment in wildlife-friendly and progressive farming.

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