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  • Positive move in badger vaccination strategy

    Wednesday 25th June, 2014

    Badger vaccination 2013 cpt Tom Marshall

    The Wildlife Trusts understand that Defra is developing a badger vaccination strategy for the Edge area, to maximise the immunity of badgers in locations at greatest risk of advancing TB infection

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  • Disappointment at lack of ambition: Setback for rail opportunity to bolster nature’s recovery

    Wednesday 18th June, 2014

    A call for a more ambitious objective than ‘no net biodiversity loss’ for HS2 has been rejected in a report published by the Government.

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  • Marks & Spencer first UK retailer to achieve wildlife benchmark

    Wednesday 18th June, 2014

    Marks & Spencer is the first retailer in the UK to be awarded The Wildlife Trusts’ Biodiversity Benchmark following the creation of a wildlife haven at M&S’ eco store.

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  • Sea life protection tops the agenda

    Friday 13th June, 2014

    Safeguarding sea life will take centre stage in Plymouth next week as the Ocean City hosts experts and students taking action to secure protection for UK seas.

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  • Nature pushed to the precipice on farms. Today’s decision is “deeply disappointing”

    Tuesday 10th June, 2014

    Hopes for a fairer deal for the taxpayer by using public money to improve the environment in the farmed landscape in ways that benefit us all, have been dashed with today’s government announcement by Environment Minister, Owen Paterson.

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  • Be mesmerised by magical meanderings

    Monday 9th June, 2014

    Search for secrets this Meadow Wildlife Weekend: 14/15 June

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  • The UK’s sea life needs you! The Wildlife Trusts rally marine advocates

    Sunday 8th June, 2014

    Support for the proper protection of our seas is being sought by The Wildlife Trusts through a new campaign, launching today on World Ocean’s Day.

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  • ‘Bird becomes bouncer’: Sand martin shown the door in new footage

    Thursday 5th June, 2014

    Surveillance of a usually sociable species has uncovered astonishingly robust behaviour when a sand-martin gate-crashed the nest of a breeding pair and their young, outstayed its welcome and was duly evicted.

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  • Release the natural potential of your patch: Visit The Wildlife Trusts’ inspiring stand at BBC Gardeners’ World Live

    Wednesday 4th June, 2014

    Visitors to this year’s BBC Gardeners’ World Live show are being urged to consider the role their garden plays in their lives and release its potential for welcoming wildlife.

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  • Calls made for nature visionaries: Nominations open for Rothschild award which recognises taking action for nature

    Tuesday 3rd June, 2014

    From Scotland to the Isles of Scilly, The Wildlife Trusts are seeking nominations of people taking action for nature and helping to secure its future recovery.

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