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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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Protecting bears in the Andes

Andean bears are the only bears native to South America. They live in the cloud forests of the Tropical Andes. But the cloud forest is disappearing quickly.
We’re supporting bear conservation in Neblina Reserve, Ecuador, a really crucial area which lies between two areas of protected cloud forest, stopping Andean bear habitat from becoming even more broken up and isolated. Over the next few years we’ll be working to get a better understanding of how the bears use the forest, reducing human-bear conflict through community engagement and helping buy and legally protect further areas of the forest.
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From protecting saiga antelope in Uzbekistan to Dormice in Warwickshire. Find out more about the impact we have here in the UK and around the world.
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Join us in mammal spotting this spring

Register to take part in our annual Living with Mammals survey. By knowing who our wild neighbours are, we can begin to understand and help the wild animals on our doorstep.
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Latest news from PTES

Free Wildlife Assessment Checker Tool for homeowners

What is the ‘Wildlife Assessment Check’ tool? Whether a development site is in a rural or urban area, it’s vital that wildlife and habitat value are considered to avoid habitat loss, fragmentation and the damaging impact of daily human activity on the land. Development sites can put pressure on the biodiversity of a particular habitat, …

Talking to farmers at the ORFC 2019

Our New Year kicked off with a trip to the Oxford REAL Farming Conference. Here we talked to farmers about how they can help conserve endangered species such as hedgehogs, and precious habitats such as orchards and hedgerows on their land.   The conference has been running for 10 years and brings together thousands of …

For the love of hedgerows

Hedgerows are not only a significant feature of our countryside but they are one of the most important farmland habitats. They are home to an incredible array of wildlife, they allow wildlife to safely move across the country, and they deliver so many benefits to farmers and environment when properly managed.    Home Sweet Home …

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