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WWT Conservation Director makes BBC "Power List

Posted on 14th May 2015 by WWT

WWT’s Director of Conservation, Debbie Pain, has been named as one of the top 50 most influential conservation heroes in BBC Wildlife magazine’s “Wildlife Power List”. Debbie was included in the Power List partly [...]

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Wildlife laws under threat - you can help

Posted on 12th May 2015 by WWT

This otter and other rare wildlife in the UK are protected by law from being killed. We take it for granted. But amazingly, right now that law is being reviewed by a small team of civil servants in Brussels. It’s &[...]

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Do something fun to fight climate change

Posted on 11th May 2015 by WWT

If you’ve never wanted to go to a rally before, here’s a chance to be part of one that’s really fun but also really important! WWT are part of the Climate Coalition, a group of organisations fighting climate change [...]

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Save Our Waters – a big thank you

Posted on 11th May 2015 by WWT

WWT supporters and staff are among more than 900 people who sent an important message to government that we love our wetlands, rivers, lakes and beaches. WWT and partner charities set up a website called Save Our Waters [...]

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Crane egg delayed by late spring

Posted on 11th May 2015 by WWT

UPDATE 13 MAY 2015: SINCE WE PUBLISHED THIS STORY, UNFORTUNATELY RUBY AND BART’S NEST ATTEMPT HAS FAILED. THERE IS STILL PLENTY OF CRANE ACTIVITY AROUND SLIMBRIDGE’S RESERVES SO WE ARE STILL HOPEFUL THAT [...]

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Power up for World Migratory Bird Day

Posted on 8th May 2015 by WWT

More of our homes are being powered in a bird-friendly way due to WWT and its supporters. This weekend is World Migratory Bird Day, which is urging people across the world to embrace bird-friendly energy. WWT are showing [...]

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UWE graduate’s film of cranes selected for prize in Japan

Posted on 1st May 2015 by WWT

A graduate from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has had her first film, set at WWT Slimbridge in Gloucestershire, selected for the Japan Wildlife Film Festival alongside David Attenborough’s latest [...]

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WWT helps farmers to stop losing nutrients

Posted on 22nd April 2015 by WWT

Farmers and farm advisors in England can benefit from a new guide to help them use constructed wetlands to protect water from nutrient run-off and improve habitat for wildlife. It’s published today online by the [...]

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First salty green shoots at WWT Steart Marshes

Posted on 14th April 2015 by WWT

The first saltmarsh plants have sprouted at WWT Steart Marshes, signalling a new phase for the Somerset wetland reserve which buffers homes and businesses on the Steart peninsula from coastal flooding. Wardens from the [...]

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German children name GPS tracked Bewick’s swan Leo

Posted on 31st March 2015 by WWT

A pre-school class of children in northern Germany has adopted a wild Bewick’s swan as it roosted near their school on its migration from the UK to Russia and named it Leo.   Leo the swan is being tracked via &[...]

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