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Wetland wildlife gets boost from players of People’s Postcode [...]

Posted on 14th January 2015 by WWT

Wetland wildlife is to benefit from new developments at the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) thanks to the generous support of players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Players of the charity lottery have awarded £175,[...]

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A new species and new information to help ducks, geese and swans

Posted on 23rd December 2014 by WWT

The latest scientific research that will help conserve waterbirds and their wetland habitats has been published by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) in a special two-part edition of its peer-reviewed, scientific [...]

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Communities left with flood risk after nine out of 10 developments [...]

Posted on 19th December 2014 by WWT

Communities have been left to face ever increasing risk from flooding, according to the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), after Communities Secretary Eric Pickles yesterday announced big exemptions allowing developers [...]

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Conservation partnership urges Minister to rethink risky goose cull

Posted on 18th December 2014 by WWT

Responding to Scottish Natural Heritage’s announcement on a goose management strategy for the island of Islay, the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust and the RSPB have issued the following statement: “This Scottish [...]

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Oldest barnacle goose ever recorded flies ‘five times round the [...]

Posted on 12th December 2014 by WWT

The oldest barnacle goose ever recorded was spotted this week at WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre on the Solway Coast. During its 30 years it will have flown well over 120,000 miles – five times the circumference of the [...]

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Better access to healthier wetlands, thanks to WWT Consulting’s 25 [...]

Posted on 2nd December 2014 by WWT

The fishing cats of Colombo, the Maasai people of Kenya and cows belonging to veterinary students in Bristol are just some of the wildlife and people from around the world who have benefited from access to cleaner, [...]

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WWT launches Wetland Manifesto

Posted on 2nd December 2014 by WWT

All of us rely on wetlands for drinking water, food and shelter. That’s the message of the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust’s new Wetland Manifesto, launched this week at a reception at the Houses of Parliament. MPs, [...]

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Conservation report published: working together for a positive future[...]

Posted on 20th November 2014 by WWT

We work together for a positive future, is the message of the biennial WWT conservation report, published today. The report showcases 32 of WWT’s conservation projects in the UK and around the world to create and [...]

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WWT flooded with awards

Posted on 19th November 2014 by WWT

It’s not only the season for seeing huge flocks of migrating birds arriving at WWT Wetland Centres, it’s also the awards season and WWT is right in the thick of it! WWT Washington Wetland Centre has won the North East[...]

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WWT highlights wetland solutions at biggest ever Flood Prevention [...]

Posted on 19th November 2014 by WWT

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) will be showing the flood prevention industry how wetlands can help to manage floods, at the world’s biggest flood prevention conference in London next month. The first ever Flood[...]

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