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Reduce flood risk through long-term investment
Monday 10th February, 2014
With new warnings across the south of the country today, and more rain forecast, the Government must invest more in long-term flood management, and less in knee-jerk responses.
Vital for Government to get strategic grip on flood planning
Sunday 9th February, 2014
The following letter was sent to, and published by, The Observer newspaper on Sunday 9 February 2014
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.
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.
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
HS2 must not fail nature
Wednesday 22nd January, 2014
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.
Development rings death knell for sanctity of wild havens
Tuesday 14th January, 2014
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.
First Director for England appointed
Friday 10th January, 2014
Stephen Trotter is the first Director for England at The Wildlife Trusts.
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.
Make a ‘wild time’ resolution to last a lifetime
Tuesday 31st December, 2013
Families are being encouraged to revolutionise their New Year’s resolutions by swapping some of their daily screen time for wild time.