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Our wildlife is disappearing

Almost two thirds of species in the UK have declined in the past 50 years. There’s nothing natural about this rate of decline – it can be stopped. With your help, we are standing up for animals and plants that are vital for a healthy world.

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£15 will help us to analyse samples and find out why so many saigas perished in the recent mass die off

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Buy tickets to Day of the Hedgehog!

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Event run jointly with the British Hedgehog Preservation Society

On Saturday 21st November, PTES and BHPS are jointly hosting The Day of the Hedgehog at the Telford International Centre. Join us to learn more about one of the UK's favourite mammals.

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Press release: New report suggests a continuing decline in hedgehogs

A new report published today by People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) and The British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) shows a continuing decline in hedgehog numbers, in both rural and urban landscapes. The State of Britain’s Hedgehogs 2015 follows the first comprehensive review of the status of hedgehogs nationally in 2011.  Since this first report, […]

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Significant moth species found at Briddlesford Copse

Several unusual and important moth species have been recorded at Briddlesford Copse this year, demonstrating the high quality habitat that it provides for a wide range of fauna. A study by the Isle of Wight Natural History Society in August discovered the tiny Triangle moth (Heterogenea asella), a rare macro moth with a wingspan typically […]

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