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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 give dormice a home

Dormice are declining across the UK. But we’re boosting their numbers by reintroducing them to areas where they used to be found.
As well as releasing dormice into the countryside, we provide them with a dormouse box so they have a safe space to start a family. We also supply them with food and water over the summer. Read more about how you can give a dormouse a home.
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Mammals on roads

Over the summer please take part in Mammals on Roads, our nationwide survey of mammal sightings along single-carriage roads. Add your sightings to help us find out crucial information about the status of our wildlife.
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Join us on an event or training course to learn more about our amazing British wildlife and how to take action to help save species.
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Latest news from PTES

Snow Leopards in Mongolia Update

Mongolia is home to the second largest snow leopard population in the world, but sadly their numbers continue to plummet. Like many big cats, they are persecuted in retaliation for killing livestock and hunted for their fur as their home territory is becoming increasingly shared with humans. In this guest blog post Bayara Agvaantseren gives us an insight …

Agriculture Bill is presented to Parliament

Just as we depend on the UK’s farmland for much of the food we eat every day, so does lots of our wildlife. But over the decades our farming policies have had an unintended effect, dramatically reducing other countryside qualities that we need and value: like wildlife, landscape character, and water, air and soil quality. …

Giant Otter project update: Gold mining, fish bites and hungry caiman

Illegal gold mining activities and deforestation have severely affected the habitat of giant otters in the Peruvian amazon. However, the full extent of these human threats on giant otters are not well understood yet. People’s Trust for Endangered Species has teamed up with Adi  Barocas in Peru, to understand what is happening and what we can do …

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