#Defendnature We Need You

UK Government is seriously threatening our wildlife We know you are as angry as we are about UK Government’s plans to change nature and climate laws – and are asking you to help #DefendNature. Nature has really taken a battering; in the last week alone, UK Government has announced that they will be: Lifting the ban...

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Peat sales to be banned by 2024

40 years of campaigning sees end to the destructive use of precious peat in gardens Ban will apply to peatsold in retail outlets in England Defra reveals that 95% of those who responded to its consultation were in favour of a complete retail sales ban Following campaigns run by The Wildlife Trusts and others,...

A sea full of superheroes

Forget Aquaman! Read on for the real superheroes in our seas… Earth’s mightiest heroes don’t wear capes or Lycra suits. They roam the land, soar through the skies, and swim through the seas. They’re wild wonders, armed with abilities we can only dream of. Some even use their powers to save the world, a...

New Highly Protected Marine Areas shortlisted

Joy as degraded ocean areas chosen for new gold standard of marine protection The first step has been taken towards the designation of England’s first Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) – as Defra announces a consultation on five proposed HPMAs. These will be the strongest ever protection measures for our seas. The Wildlife Trusts...

Put your garden to the test!

Our two-minute survey can score your garden and offer ideas to make it even better for wildlife, but why is this so important? Compared to a vast forest or a flower-filled meadow, a garden might not seem all that wild. After all, how much life could a small patch of grass, a few flowers...