The Wildlife Trusts’ Annual Review

Posted on 21st December 2017

The Wildlife Trusts’ Annual Review. This gives an overview of The Wildlife Trusts’ movement throughout 2016-17 (covering the period 1 April 2016 – 31 March 2017). It includes key statistics, highlights from around the UK, an overview of key work areas and activity, and financial information. 

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Industry calls for ‘Gove guarantee’ on agri-environment schemes

Posted on 21st December 2017

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Farming and green organisations have come together to seek a guarantee from Michael Gove that farmers and land managers who sign up to agri-environment schemes before the UK leaves the EU are not penalised post-Brexit.

The CLA, NFU, TFA, CAAV, FWAG, GWCT, The Wildlife Trusts, RSPB and the National Trust have jointly written to the Environment Secretary calling for a commitment to ensure those in England with a Countryside Stewardship agreement are

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The weight of 3.3 million penguins in plastic waste – UK’s Christmas gift to the environment

Posted on 21st December 2017

UK environment and animal welfare charities are calling for action on the plague of plastic pollution this Christmas.

UK environment and animal welfare charities1 are calling for: businesses to slash wasteful packaging; governments across the four nations to commit to a raft of strong measures to tackle plastic pollution in the New Year; and for the public to help cut the plague of plastic pollution this Christmas by using less and recycling more.

The calls come as the charities publish

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New report estimates the cost of creating a wildlife-rich countryside for future generations

Posted on 21st December 2017

New report shows how much Government might need to pay farmers and land managers for their role in looking after our natural heritage

A new report “Assessing the costs of environmental land management in the UK” commissioned by The Wildlife Trusts, RSPB and the National Trust, shows how much Government might need to pay farmers and land managers for their role in looking after our natural heritage.

Agriculture has had the biggest impact on the UK’s wildlife than any other

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