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  • Politicians and industry have the power to make a difference in dealing with challenges facing wildlife

    Wednesday 3rd September, 2014

    Businesses and politicians have the power to make a difference in tackling the crisis facing our wildlife, according to Sir David Attenborough.

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  • Leading environmental groups challenge politicians to build a greener Britain

    Monday 1st September, 2014

    A coalition of the UK’s leading environmental groups, including the National Trust, WWF, RSPB, Greenpeace, The Wildlife Trusts and Friends of the Earth, are today calling for all political parties to commit to a greener Britain by 2020 by pledging seven major priorities at the next election to reform the way we use energy, build communities and protect nature.

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  • A Celebration of British Wildlife: The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014

    Monday 1st September, 2014

    A greylag goose in London has won the top accolade in the British Wildlife Photography Awards, which celebrate both the work of amateur and professional photographers and the beauty and diversity of British wildlife.

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  • Secrets of the sea emerge: Delving deep to reveal Somerset Coast

    Wednesday 20th August, 2014

    Sea hares, sun starfish and stalked jellyfish are some of the initial sightings of sea life around Somerset during the area’s first survey in more than 30 years.

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  • Badger vaccination is cost-effective option: New report calls for strategic action from Government

    Tuesday 19th August, 2014

    Vaccination schemes are being demonstrated as a practical, cost-effective option in dealing with bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in badgers - prompting renewed calls for Government leadership and industry support.

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  • Secret Water

    Wednesday 13th August, 2014

    Druridge Bay, Northumberland

    Discover the Wainscot moth, water shrew, garganey, rat-tailed maggot, alderfly, water mint and more… The Wildlife Trusts celebrate the secret life of wetlands with a special weekend on 6 & 7th September 2014

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  • Shoals of support for marine wildlife at Birdfair: The UK’s sea life needs you!

    Monday 11th August, 2014

    Our dependency on the big blue, and the wondrous wildlife within, will be demonstrated at the 26th British Birdwatching Fair (Fri 15-Sun 17 Aug) - as The Wildlife Trusts seek sea champions to speak up for its protection.

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  • My Wild Summer: Making memories to last a lifetime

    Saturday 2nd August, 2014

    Lead your young ones down the garden path and on a voyage of nature discovery this summer. The Wildlife Trusts offer the first steps down a regular route to a young naturalist’s paradise.

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  • Nature conservation groups challenge political parties: Recognise the wider benefits of protecting nature and commit to new legislation

    Thursday 31st July, 2014

    The Wildlife Trusts and RSPB today call on all the main political parties to value nature and secure its recovery by committing to a new Nature and Wellbeing Act.

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  • Safeguards for Scottish sealife

    Thursday 24th July, 2014

    Scottish Wildlife Trust is delighted that the Scottish Government has created 30 new Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) aimed at safeguarding the most important habitats and species in Scotland’s seas.

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