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Gorgonian Coral

First wave of marine protection welcome

As the Government today confirms immediate designation of 27 Marine Conservation Zones, The Wildlife Trusts welcome this first step towards the creation of a network so absolutely vital to ensure…

Badger (c) Andrew Parkinson/2020VISION

Pilot badger culls fail

Results from the extended pilot badger cull in Somerset - out today - confirm a complete failure to meet required targets and should lead the Government to abandon its culling policy.

Leaping Salmon (c) Rob Jordan/2020VISION

Dead in the water

Environmental groups have today welcomed the announcement from Government that effectively puts a stop to plans to build a barrage across the Severn Estuary.

Forest Peter Cairns/2020VISION

Future protection for forests welcome

Confirmation that forests in England will remain in public ownership is warmly welcomed today as the Government publishes its long-awaited response to the Independent Panel on Forestry.