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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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Will you help us protect badgers?

We’re researching whether vaccinations could be a more effective and humane alternative than badger culling to help prevent bovine TB in cattle.
Badgers are protected and a much loved native mammal. But because they carry TB, they are a risk to cattle, and so badger culls are carried out. We’d like to determine whether vaccinations are a more humane alternative to culls, and also more suited to badgers’ social behaviours. We also want to protect badgers from being shot.
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From reintroducing dormice in Nottinghamshire to protecting snow leopards around the world. Find out more about the impact we have here in the UK and abroad.
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Take part in the Great British Hedgerow Survey

Land owners, wildlife groups and hedgerow-loving volunteers we need you! Help us health-check the nation's hedgerows so that we can fill in the gaps in our hedgerow knowledge.
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Latest news from PTES

Danger of death for Asian elephants

Samya, our partner in India, recently told us they’ve lost ten elephants already this year. Five have been electrocuted and three have been hit by trains and killed on the railway lines. Increasing populations, increasing conflicts Asian elephants are the smaller cousins of Africa’s giants. They once roamed an area 9 million km2, from western …

Saving the world’s rarest freshwater terrapin

The endangered northern river terrapin On the north-eastern coast of India, in a region known as the Sundarbans, our friend Shai Singh and his team have been working hard to bring the Northern river terrapin population back from the brink. Considered functionally extinct in the wild – in other words, without help they won’t survive …

Wildlife in autumn

This year autumn officially began on 23 September 2019 (MET office data). Laura, PTES’s Conservation Officer, is now preparing to care for our nature reserves over the colder months. Here she recounts the splendors of wildlife in autumn at Briddlesford Woods and Rough Hill traditional orchard. Briddlesford From coppicing to canopy Briddlesford Woods is a …

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We'd love to tell you about our conservation work through our regular newsletter Wildlife World, and also how you can save endangered species through volunteering, taking action or donating. You must be 18 or over. The information that you provide will be held by People’s Trust for Endangered Species. For information on how PTES processes personal data, please see our privacy policy.

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