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Happy World Wetlands Day

Posted on 2nd February 2016 by WWT

2nd February is the anniversary of the Ramsar Convention being signed, to protect wetlands around the world. WWT founder Sir Peter Scott was the keynote speaker when the Convention was launched in 1971. Wetlands are [...]

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First buffalo born in simple plan for Cambodia wetlands

Posted on 1st February 2016 by WWT

A Cambodian family has received its first buffalo calf, born to a buffalo loaned to them by a Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) scheme to beat poverty and help the environment. WWT’s “buffalo bank” [...]

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Your support gets wetland wildlife on TV

Posted on 28th January 2016 by WWT

Thank you to all our supporters, as always, for helping to save wetlands in the UK and around the world. Wetlands are so important for wildlife €“ and for ourselves €“ and your support really does make a difference. [...]

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Show the love this Valentine's Day

Posted on 27th January 2016 by WWT

Your local wetland centre is a great place to go for a Valentine€™s Day date with someone you love. WWT has teamed up with the Climate Coalition to invite you to €˜show the love€™ this Valentine€™s Day by making a &[...]

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It's nearly gardening time again

Posted on 27th January 2016 by WWT

If you€™re lucky enough to have a garden, the mild weather might get you out gardening a bit earlier this year. Here are a couple of things you probably know already, but are always worth keeping in mind to protect &[...]

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WWT's Big Splash: national puddle jumping championships this half [...]

Posted on 26th January 2016 by WWT

Children of all ages are encouraged to get out in the fresh air and have fun jumping in puddles this February half term with WWT€™s Big Splash – the national puddle jumping championship. The Big Splash takes place[...]

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Europe€™s most endangered swans have their first political champion

Posted on 15th January 2016 by WWT

South West MEP Julie Girling today became the first ever Bewick€™s Swan Champion on a visit to the world-famous Bewick€™s swan roost at Slimbridge, headquarters of the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT). She met with [...]

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Wetland birds€™ lives revealed in WWT science journal

Posted on 7th January 2016 by WWT

New aspects of the lives of wetland birds are revealed for the first time in the latest issue of Wildfowl, published by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT). The charity€™s annual scientific journal is a way of [...]

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A plan for nature and for you

Posted on 4th January 2016 by WWT

It€™s a new year, new beginnings and time to maybe think about improving your well-being and the world around you. That could include thinking about the water and food you consume, which all comes from our natural [...]

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Happy new year, and happy birthday

Posted on 1st January 2016 by WWT

A very happy new year to you from all of us at the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust. In 2016 we€™ll celebrate 70 years since Sir Peter Scott founded WWT. Scott wrote in his autobiography: €œI have an itch to create, &[...]

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