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News for June 2011

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Research team take rare eggs to save species from extinction

Posted on 28th June 2011 by WWT

Under gruelling conditions and amid fears it might be too late, a conservation breeding team in the remote Russian Far East has collected a clutch of spoon-billed sandpiper eggs, signalling an incredible step towards [...]

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Schools demand access to the outdoor classroom

Posted on 24th June 2011 by WWT

Teachers are calling for more outside facilities to ensure all children and young people have the opportunity to learn outdoors and have contact with nature. Tomorrow (Friday 24 June), more than 50 sites will respond to [...]

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Emergency mission to save remarkable bird from extinction

Posted on 3rd June 2011 by WWT

An international team of conservationists has flown out to the Russian Far East on an emergency mission to help save one of the world’s rarest birds from extinction. The spoon-billed sandpiper is a unique and remarkable[...]

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