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Rare turtles discovered thousands of miles off course
Tuesday 23rd December, 2014
Two turtles have been washed ashore in the North West thousands of miles from their usual feeding grounds.
New sea creature discovery: ‘fairy’ found on north Devon coast
Tuesday 23rd December, 2014
A new variety of sea anemone has been found off the coast of north Devon. Just 6mm tall, the tiny animal was spotted by retired teacher Robert Durrant in Hele Bay, near Ilfracombe
Cinderella wildlife refuges at risk: New report shows the vulnerable status of England’s Local Wildlife Sites
Monday 22nd December, 2014
Hidden havens which support rare and threatened wildlife are being lost and damaged to development and neglect every year. New survey results published today provide insight into the secret places where nature thrives – known as Local Wildlife Sites – and highlight some worrying trends
My Wild Winter: Making wild memories to last a lifetime
Friday 19th December, 2014
Despite being the coldest and darkest time of the year, there’s a wonderland of wildlife experiences waiting to be had during the winter months - so wrap up your young ones in preparation for their wildest winter yet!
Northern Ireland proposes marine protection
Monday 15th December, 2014
The Department of Environment’s announcement proposing new Marine Conservation Zones to help protect Northern Ireland’s seas has today been broadly welcomed
Wales takes the plunge into protecting our seas
Friday 12th December, 2014
Today the Welsh Government designates its first Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ). This announcement means that the seas around Skomer Island off the coast of Pembrokeshire will become Wales’ first MCZ.
Mass rally in Westminster a wake-up call to politicians on nature
Tuesday 9th December, 2014
Nature and wildlife-lovers are heading to the Houses of Parliament today to shake politicians out of the Westminster bubble and get them to take nature seriously
Replace road expansion with a greener future
Monday 1st December, 2014
Call for Autumn Statement and Roads Investment Strategy to abandon road expansion in favour of green retrofits
Underwater wonders revealed: Winners of photography competition announced
Wednesday 19th November, 2014
An explosion of colour in the dark depths has stolen the show in one of the UK’s most celebrated underwater photography competitions
Grand designs will boost bugs’ chances: Winners of Wild About Gardens Week
Friday 14th November, 2014
Three ‘grand designs’ will today be awarded ultimate ‘des-res’ status when ‘Bugingham Palace’, a ‘mini-beast mansion’ and ‘seven story stack’ are announced as the winning entries in a national wildlife gardening competition.