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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 fund the field expedition to find out why so many saigas died

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Britain's biggest beetle needs your help. Tell us when you spot beetles and larvae so we can build an up to date picture on how they are doing and take action where needed.

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19
Jun

Dormice reintroduced to Nottinghamshire

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This week saw our latest hazel dormouse release to a secret woodland location in Nottinghamshire in an attempt to stem the further decline one of our rarest mammals. Dormice were once widespread throughout much of England and Wales, but over the past 100 years, their range and population has diminished significantly due to the loss of […]

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11
Jun

Rare beetle discovery

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The PTES orchard team headed to Buckinghamshire last week following a hunch that noble chafer (Gnorimus nobilis) could be present at an orchard for which they had been asked for management advice; and they were right. This exciting discovery was at a large 80 or 90 year old orchard at Cheddington, a couple of miles from […]

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