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We’ve been standing up for wildlife for over 40 years. With the help of scientists, conservationists, landowners, and the general public, we’re working to protect our delicately balanced ecosystem by bringing our most threatened species back from the brink.

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Help save the Scottish wildcat

Wildcats are our only native cat but are at risk of extinction. There are now only a handful left in the countryside, all in the Scottish Highlands.
Interbreeding is the biggest threat to the species as wildcats mate with the feral and domestic cats that outnumber them. We have to increase their numbers in the wild, but to do so we need to make sure that the cats released into the wild are true wildcats. We’ve found a way to do this – will you help us make it happen?
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Latest news from PTES

Slow Loris Outreach Week

Slow lorises are under threat for many reasons. They are targeted for the illegal pet trade because they look so appealing; their forest habitat is being degraded and cut down; and they also face a multitude of threats as a consequence of an ever-changing climate. We are working with the Little Fireface Project to combat this …

Log your ‘hog

Hedgehog Street reveals which counties are recording the most hedgehog sightings For the first time we can revealed the counties across the British Isles who are recording the most (and least!) number of native hedgehog sightings. The Hedgehog Street team are calling for more people to record their sightings of Britain’s favourite mammal online, to …

Glasgow water voles – Project update

Water voles numbers have plummeted by around 90%, one of the most rapid and serious declines of any British wild mammal ever. But an unusual population of city dwelling water voles has given hope for the future for this charismatic animal. In this blog post Robyn Stewart from the Water Voles in the City project …

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