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Timetable for marine protection overdue
Tuesday 16th July, 2013
As the Government today publishes responses to the Marine Conservation Zones’ consultation, The Wildlife Trusts urge Minister Richard Benyon to stand by his ambition to designate an ecologically coherent network and set out a clear timetable within which it can be achieved.
Center Parcs helps protect children and the environment with new charity partnerships
Thursday 11th July, 2013
As its three year partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity came to a very successful end in May, Center Parcs is now delighted to be supporting two new charity partners, ChildLine and The Wildlife Trusts.
Go wild in our gardens this summer!
Wednesday 10th July, 2013
Inspirational events and projects to encourage a welcome for wildlife in UK gardens
Human reliance on nature back in curriculum
Monday 8th July, 2013
Following the publication of the new national curriculum today, The Wildlife Trusts welcome the inclusion of children being required to learn about human dependence and our impact on nature.
Bovine TB strategy: Paterson urged to look in his own backyard
Thursday 4th July, 2013
The Wildlife Trusts are very disappointed to see that a badger cull remains at the heart of the Government’s proposed strategy to control bTB in England, published today, despite leading scientists’ grave doubts over its effectiveness.
Time running out for marine environment
Wednesday 3rd July, 2013
The Government has today confirmed it will “say more about future designation of Marine Conservation Zones when announcing its response to the recent consultation”.
Government agencies must focus on delivery for nature - Triennial Review response
Thursday 27th June, 2013
Today’s decision by the Government not to merge Natural England and the Environment Agency is a welcome move.
Natural assets depleted by concreting Chancellor
Wednesday 26th June, 2013
The health of the UK economy and its natural assets has today been placed at risk by the Chancellor’s budget cuts and misguided focus on building new roads to boost growth.
Lost opportunity to reform Common Agricultural Policy
Wednesday 26th June, 2013
Today, a deal for European farmers that weakens many of the original proposals to green the Common Agricultural Policy was presented to MEPs. Measures that will benefit nature have been watered down in a series of exemptions and by the reduction of areas that farmers will be required to identify for nature (Ecological Focus Areas) from 7% to 5% and these areas will only apply to arable farms over 15 hectares.
Virgin Balloon Flights launches Love Our Landscape
Thursday 20th June, 2013
The UK’s leading balloon rides provider is encouraging Brits to explore their countryside more and to help protect its future with a new campaign.