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Oct

Boris urged to Act for Nature

Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Kid holding snail by Shutterstock.com/forestmavka

PTES is supporting calls for a new law to support recovery of nature and improve people’s wellbeing. We have joined forces with a number of charities who are challenging political parties to ‘act for nature’ by introducing new laws to restore nature and increase everyone’s access to it, not only for nature’s sake but also for the contribution …

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15
Oct

First leopards captured in Iran

Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Leopard being collared by Mohammad Farhadinia

The first two leopards have been captured this week as part of our project to track them across Iran. The adult males were captured in Tandoureh National Park, some 20 km from Turkmenistan border. They were carefully fitted with special tracking collars to find out more about their habits. This will help our experts to protect these beautiful …

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03
Oct

Saving the enigmatic dholes of Cambodia

Friday 03 October, 2014

A glimpse of a dhole

We are supporting Jan Kamler, based at WildCRU, to help learn more about the dholes of Cambodia. In the last 50 years their numbers have crashed across Asia, most likely because of the loss of their habitat and a decline in the species they feed on. Unfortunately the dholes in the park where Jan is …

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16
Sep

Big cats saved by London school

Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Magozi Primary School by RCP

A school in London is helping to protect endangered big cats thousands of miles away in Tanzania, thanks to one of our funded projects. Harrodian School, based in Barnes, has joined as the newest ‘Kids 4 Cats’ twin school, partnered with Magozi Primary School. They have already raised over £2000 with a sponsored work-out, which will …

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04
Sep

Hedgehog Street inspires community garden

Thursday 04 September, 2014

Paragon Hedgehog Street garden

Our award-winning hedgehog show garden, created with partners British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS), has inspired a housing group to create a hedgehog friendly neighbourhood. Paragon Estate Services Officer, Phil Sinfield, was recently inspired by our RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show garden – Hedgehog Street.  Phil set about recreating this idea in a disused communal sensory …

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12
Aug

Protection for pygmy sloths

Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Pygmy sloth by Craig Turner ZSL

The future of the Critically Endangered pygmy three-toed sloth looks brighter thanks to a new project we have been able to fund thanks to your donations. The pygmy sloth is only found on the tiny island of Escudo de Veraguas in Panama. Although Escudo is protected, its natural resources are utilized by local communities and threatened by …

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01
Aug

Survey app rated 4 stars

Friday 01 August, 2014

badger icon for Mammals on Roads app

Our innovative Mammals on Roads app has achieved top reviews as users help wildlife this summer. The free app used to count mammals as part of our annual nationwide survey has been improved so that it is now easier to use and more people can help wildlife. By counting mammals you see on car journeys, you can …

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24
Jul

Dormouse families found at reintroduction site

Thursday 24 July, 2014

dormouse pair

We were thrilled to learn that our dormice released into the wild back in June have already started making  family homes for themselves. On a recent check our volunteers found three dormice with babies and another pregnant female. This is great evidence that the dormice are settling in well and will go on to build a …

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07
Jul

Hedgehogs take gold at Hampton Court

Monday 07 July, 2014

hedgehog by Sheila Lodey

Last week saw the launch of our hedgehog-friendly show garden and our campaign to make holes for hedgehogs throughout Britain’s gardens. We are thrilled to have received the highest award of a gold medal for our Hedgehog Street summer garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, and were also named the People’s Choice. People’s Trust for …

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27
Jun

Welcome to our fresh new look

Friday 27 June, 2014

PTES_hedgehog_illo

As you may have noticed by now we have undergone a make-over! We think that our new look brings endangered species into the limelight and draws attention to our campaigns to stand up for wildlife. It is now easier and simpler than ever to support us and get involved. Thank you.  

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11
Jun

Dormice find new home in Nottinghamshire

Wednesday 11 June, 2014

dormouse in tree by Rudd Foppen

Following the successful reintroduction of rare hazel dormice in Nottinghamshire last year, People’s Trust for Endangered Species are releasing 21 breeding pairs into another nearby wood, as part of our national programme to help this endangered species survive. Get updates from the reintroduction by following us on Facebook or #dormouseday on Twitter. Despite their once …

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