Disappointment at lack of ambition

Posted on 20th June 2014

Setback for rail opportunity to bolster nature’s recovery

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

Stephen Trotter, The Wildlife Trusts’ Director, England, said:  “We’re deeply disappointed at the lack of ambition demonstrated today in the government’s rejection of the Environmental Audit Committee report. 

Today’s response to the Environmental Audit Committee’s report on HS2 and the environment, also largely rejects recommendations on allowing compensatory habitats

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Tees Valley Wildlife Trust Growing Wild Garden wins Best Community Innovative Garden Award

Posted on 4th June 2014

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust Growing Wild Garden wins Best Community Innovative Garden Award

Work on the new Trust garden has been justly rewarded by winning Best Community Innovative Garden Award in the Birdwatching Magazine’s wildlife gardening competition. The Trust wins £500 worth of wildlife gardening products from CJ Wildlife and a full page article appearing in Birdwatching magazine. The garden was totally revamped as part of the Local Food / Big Lottery funded project “Growing food for the Future”.

The aim was

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The UK’s sea life needs you!

Posted on 4th June 2014

The Wildlife Trusts rally marine advocates

Support for the proper protection of our seas is being sought by The Wildlife Trusts through a new campaign, launched today, World Ocean’s Day (8 June).

With government commitments for protecting the sea yet to be fully met, urgent action is still needed to turn our over-fished, over-exploited, and currently under-protected waters back into a healthy and sustainable environment.

The Wildlife Trusts are asking the public to show support by signing up to become

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