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  • Planning for a healthy and natural environment?

    Wednesday 28th August, 2013

    The Wildlife Trusts’ response to the Government's streamlined planning guide online, launched today.

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  • Cull is tragic distraction to tackling devastating disease

    Tuesday 27th August, 2013

    Badger cpt Neil Aldridge

    As the first shots of the badger cull are reported, The Wildlife Trusts re-state deep regret that Government is driving forward with a culling policy.

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  • Help Save Britain’s Wildlife

    Monday 19th August, 2013

    Chris Baines

    In October, gardeners and community groups across Britain will unite in an effort to halt the decline of UK species.

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  • Put the brakes on fracking

    Sunday 18th August, 2013

    A large cross-section of environmental and conservation groups has called on the Government to “put the brakes on fracking”.

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  • Wildlife-lovers wing their way to Birdfair

    Monday 12th August, 2013

    See The Wildlife Trusts' President Simon King OBE at Birdfair

    A feast for the senses is on the menu for visitors to the 25th Birdfair this year at Rutland Water Nature Reserve (Fri 16 - Sun18 Aug).

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  • Orchids ablaze: Rare plants thriving all over the countryside

    Wednesday 7th August, 2013

    bee orchid c Amy Lewis

    Orchids - one of the UK's most intriguing and beautiful groups of flowering plants – are enjoying particularly good displays this year.

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  • Smiley fish speaks out about life under the waves! Blenny has his say in new book

    Tuesday 30th July, 2013

    Tompot blenny cpt Paul Naylor

    Children can open a window into the beautiful and often unexpected undersea world around British coasts, aided by charismatic narration from Benny the Blenny in a unique new book, published today.

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  • Nature Farming Award - voting now open

    Thursday 25th July, 2013

    Your chance to win a luxury break for two!

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  • Make the most of your coast! Celebrate our sea life during National Marine Week

    Monday 22nd July, 2013

    We do love to be beside the seaside, and The Wildlife Trusts are urging coast-lovers to do more than dip a toe in the water this summer as they invite the nation to plunge into the possibilities of exploring the UK’s undersea world.

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  • Giving nature a voice at Game Fair

    Friday 19th July, 2013

    Championing the role of farming in creating A Living Landscape

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