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News for January 2009

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Water: the environmental issue of 2009

Posted on 30th January 2009 by WWT

Water is rapidly moving up the agenda as the major environmental issue and 2009 brings unprecedented opportunities for government to make positive changes for society. Several important policy developments will happen [...]

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Rare bird finds home from home at Slimbridge

Posted on 28th January 2009 by WWT

A glaucous gull has flown several thousand miles from Russia and amazingly set down at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust’s Slimbridge Wetland Centre in a small area within the grounds which is landscaped to replicate [...]

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Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust remain cautious about Severn feasibility [...]

Posted on 26th January 2009 by WWT

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) has mixed feelings about the government’s announcement on the next stage of the Severn tidal power feasibility study. A shortlist of five projects has been chosen including [...]

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Spectacular starlings at Slimbridge

Posted on 23rd January 2009 by WWT

Starlings at the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust’s (WWT) Slimbridge Wetland Centre have been wowing the crowds this week with their fantastic aerial performances each day at dusk. During the wintertime, both resident[...]

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Swan lake on ice

Posted on 7th January 2009 by WWT

They travel 3,000 km from their arctic Russian breeding grounds to spend the winter in the relative warmth of the UK, but the 35 Bewick’s swans who have flown into WWT Slimbridge since the New Year have received a [...]

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