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Wetland conservation heroes - the Marsh Awards 2019
14 Oct 2019

Wetland conservation heroes - the Marsh Awards 2019

Mary Colwell and David Hindle have been given a Marsh award each from Peter Titley of the Marsh Christian Trust, whilst the other recipient, Dr. Llewellyn Young’s, posthumous award was accepted by his wife Deborah...

Funding helps support our work in Cambodia
11 Oct 2019

Funding helps support our work in Cambodia

WWT has been awarded a grant by the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) for our work to conserve the globally Vulnerable sarus crane in the Lower Mekong Delta in Cambodia. ...

State of Nature Report 2019: what it means for wetlands
04 Oct 2019

State of Nature Report 2019: what it means for wetlands

Wetland species face mixed fortunes among steep declines in the numbers of UK plants and animals in the UK, says a new report from over 50 conservation organisations, including WWT...

Help us crack the curlew mystery!
03 Oct 2019

Help us crack the curlew mystery!

Help us track the mysterious movements of our headstarted curlews by reporting your sightings to us...

Young people call for climate action
27 Sep 2019

Young people call for climate action

Young people staged two days of global climate strikes to urge world leaders to tackle climate change, and WWT members, volunteers and staff took to the streets to support them...

Wildlife photography tips to help  you capture that golden autumn light
23 Sep 2019

Wildlife photography tips to help you capture that golden autumn light

Whether it's snapping those tricky starling murmurations or capturing great migrations, autumn in wetlands has a lot to offer photographers. Top wildlife photographer Chris Gomersall shares his essential tips to make the most of autumn. ...

Cambodia: the kingdom of wetlands
20 Sep 2019

Cambodia: the kingdom of wetlands

Cambodia is one of the most wetland dependant countries in the world. More than 46% of its people live and work in wetlands and 80% of the population rely on them for food. Yet protecting wetlands in Cambodia is a complex and challenging issue. ...

Support the global climate strikes
12 Sep 2019

Support the global climate strikes

WWT stands alongside young people calling for climate strikes...

My water life: Protecting Madagascar's wetlands
05 Sep 2019

My water life: Protecting Madagascar's wetlands

Harison Andriambelo, WWT's Wetland Technical Advisor in Madagascar, writes about his love of wetlands and why it's so important that we recognise the importance and fragility of this habitat in Madagascar, as well as its forests. ...

Alien Plant Meets a Mighty Foe at Llanelli Wetland Centre
03 Sep 2019

Alien Plant Meets a Mighty Foe at Llanelli Wetland Centre

In a first for Wales, a microscopic sap-sucking mite has been introduced in a bid to help control invasive Australian wetland plant Crassula that chokes up bodies of water and vastly out-competes our native plants...

Wild barnacle geese take climate action
03 Sep 2019

Wild barnacle geese take climate action

2019 research has shown that migratory barnacle geese are actively adjusting their traditions to climate change, shifting their migration routes within the last 25 years. ...

Improving habitat for waterbirds: the Dafen Scrapes Project at Llanelli
29 Aug 2019

Improving habitat for waterbirds: the Dafen Scrapes Project at Llanelli

At Llanelli we have recently enhanced the Dafen Scrapes area of the reserve...

WWT Snapshot August 2019
29 Aug 2019

WWT Snapshot August 2019

Here’s a snapshot of just some of the wetland conservation work that’s been possible in the last three months due to your support for WWT. ...

WWT welcomes French curlew decision reversal
28 Aug 2019

WWT welcomes French curlew decision reversal

WWT is welcoming the French government’s decision to ban the hunting of curlew this winter, following pressure from conservation groups including ourselves. The curlew is declining rapidly across the UK. Its population has declined by almost two thir...

Curlew hunting in France given green light despite experts' warnings
02 Aug 2019

Curlew hunting in France given green light despite experts' warnings

The French Government has decided that up to 6000 Eurasian curlew - in rapid decline across the UK and Europe - can be hunted in France. Dismissing expert advice, including recommendations from their own committee, the French Government will not renew a ...