Conservation and environmental news: United Kingdom
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Plans to build new runway ‘not rooted in real world’ say leading green groups
Leading environmental organisations are challenging the Airport Commission’s claim that it is possible to build a new runway and still meet the Government’s climate change targets.Two new reports ...
Thanks for your support – Together we’ll make sure this won’t be their #lastselfie!
Today, selfies are a worldwide phenomenon. And when we asked you to take action to make sure some incredible species wouldn’t disappear you didn’t disappoint! Many of you got involved to ...
WWF Green Ambassadors visit Highgrove
Schools who have won WWF Green Ambassadors awards were presented with their prizes today at Highgrove, the Gloucestershire home of WWF-UK's President, The Prince of Wales. The Green Ambassador scheme ...
Together we did it! – Virunga safe from immediate oil threat
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Bridging the GAP
Can collaboration really lead to more sustainably fished seas? Find out what the Spanish fishermen, scientists and government officials involved in GAP2 really think about working with one ...
We’re united for wildlife, but whose side are you on?
Today a host of global sporting heroes, including Andy Murray and David Beckham, have joined wildlife’s side in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade.His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge ...
A new species a day in the Mekong.
A giant flying squirrel, a skydiving gecko, a fish that mates head-to-head, and an eyeless cave-dwelling spider are among the hundreds of new species revealed by scientists in the Greater ...
Make some noise and keep oil out of Virunga
Together we can make a racket so loud that Soco won't be able to ignore us. Take part in our Thunderclap to help make that happen.UK oil company Soco are currently carrying out seismic testing in ...
Zero poaching in Nepal comes to an end
UNESCO warns against Virunga oil exploration
The United Nations agency that oversees World Heritage Sites has issued an urgent appeal for the end of oil exploration in Virunga National Park.After a field mission to the Democratic Republic ...