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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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Funded by our generous supporters, our grant programmes support the very best scientific researchers and wildlife experts out in the field. The evidence they unearth guides worldwide conservation. Browse the map below to discover the amazing wildlife we’re saving from extinction.

Latest appeal

Hedgehog appeal

Hedgehog appeal
Help hedgehogs from dying out
Hedgehogs are struggling to survive in the UK. We pave over our front gardens, install impenetrable fences, and kill up to 170,000 on our roads every year. Can you imagine if we lost them forever? To save hedgehogs from freefalling to extinction, we’re redoubling our efforts. And you can help.
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Take part in Mammals on Roads

Take part in Mammals on Roads
Nobody likes seeing roadkill, but counting casualties can help conservation. Download the app and help us find out which species are at risk by telling us what you see on our nation's roads. #MammalsOnRoads
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Happy birthday Hedgehog Street

Happy birthday Hedgehog Street
This year Hedgehog Street is celebrating its 10th birthday! Celebrate with us by doing ten things to help Britain's favourite mammal.
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Latest news from PTES

England’s mountain hares at risk from climate change

This is a long read summarising my findings from five years studying mountain hares in the Peak District in the context of our changing climate. It’s a sobering thought that our changing climate is already impacting our mountain hares: super furry, white animals that are only found in the high hills of the Peaks and …

The reappearance of Tigger the dolphin

Our intern Claudia Afeltra is helping our cetaceans off the coast of Wales by putting together information about all individuals that have been spotted and photographed. Sometimes animals are seen enough to learn their stories. Claudia was excited to share the story of one of her dolphins, Tigger, who her team thought had died. Tigger …

Open letter to COP26 leaders

The Rt Hon. Boris Johnson MP10 Downing StreetLondonSW1A 2AA 27 October 2021 Dear Prime Minister                                                                                                               Donors call for greater commitments for locally-led nature conservation to reverse biodiversity loss, mitigate climate change, and increase human wellbeing Restoring our relationship with the natural world is critical for humanity’s future. The …

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