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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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Special measures help divert thousands of birds from power lines

Posted on 18th November 2014 by WWT

Hundreds of special diverters have saved migrating swans and geese from colliding with overhead power lines in Lancashire following the first study of its kind in the country. WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre, in [...]

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Duke of Edinburgh honours WWT’s spoon-billed sandpiper team

Posted on 3rd November 2014 by WWT

The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) Conservation Breeding Team has been honoured with the BTO’s Marsh Award for Innovative Ornithology, for their part in the attempt to save the Spoon-billed Sandpiper – one [...]

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Rarest swan suffers alarming crash in numbers, new figures reveal

Posted on 28th October 2014 by WWT

The UK’s smallest and rarest swan has suffered an alarming crash in numbers, according to new figures released today by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT). More than a third of Bewick’s swans that winter in [...]

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UK Government has ‘the perfect opportunity to solve some of the [...]

Posted on 27th October 2014 by WWT

Today [Monday 27 October], the UK Government has the perfect opportunity to solve some of the biggest conservation problems facing the world in one stroke, according to experts from WWT and the RSPB. At a meeting being [...]

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