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  • News Coalition of more than 80 nature conservation groups launch legal bid over wildlife loss, BBC News (Jun 07, 2024)
  • News ‘Enormously exciting’: farm to create biggest natural grassland in southern England, theguardian.com (Mar 29, 2024)
  • News Dorset Wildlife Trust partners with Natural England to acquire Lyscombe Farm, dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk/news (Mar 08, 2024)

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Community action projects[edit | edit source]

Events[edit | edit source]

Citizens data initiative[edit | edit source]

BirdTrack

England biodiversity indicators, National Statistics, GOV.UK

Nature's Calendar, Woodland Trust site to help see the effects of global warming on Nature's Calendar

Maps[edit | edit source]

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B-Lines: How insect pathways can ensure the survival of bees and pollinating insects
Authors: Buglife, Mar 23, 2021
  • B-Lines, regional maps from buglife.org.uk, added 17:00, 17 May 2022 (UTC)
  • Magic, geographic information about the natural environment from across government.

Other resources[edit | edit source]

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Nextdoor Nature - George The Poet
Authors: The Wildlife Trusts, May 27, 2022
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What can we all do for nature?
Authors: The Wildlife Trusts, Jun 21, 2023
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# SaveOurWildIsles
Authors: Save Our Wild Isles, Mar 13, 2023
  • Nextdoor Nature Hub, website from The Wildlife Trusts to help you to help nature in your community. added 20:08, 11 October 2023 (UTC)
  • Take action for nature in your community, information from the RSPB, rspb.org.uk, added 15:37, 20 March 2023 (UTC)
  • Countryside Survey, 2007
  • Environment Agency, information from GOV.UK. Non-departmental public body, sponsored by the United Kingdom government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), with responsibilities relating to the protection and enhancement of the environment in England W
  • How to include wildlife in Neighbourhood Plans, sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk
  • Natural England, information from GOV.UK. Non-departmental public body of the UK government responsible for ensuring that England's natural environment, including its land, flora and fauna, freshwater and marine environments, geology and soils, are protected and improved. It also has a responsibility to help people enjoy, understand and access the natural environment. W
  • Wild About Gardens

Research[edit | edit source]

  • Climate change-biodiversity interactions, Research Briefing, Feb 27, 2020[1] added 08:43, 16 April 2021 (UTC)
  • Centre for Ecology and Hydrology W, United Kingdom's Centre of Excellence for integrated research in hydrology, terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems and their interaction with the atmosphere.

Video[edit | edit source]

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Peoples Plan for Nature[edit | edit source]

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  • News The People’s Plan For Nature has finally landed - seeking a “Union” of forces, to ensure nature is at the heart of all policy, The Daily Alternative (Mar 25, 2023)
  • News People’s Plan for Nature arrives, saveourwildisles.org.uk (Mar 23, 2023) — A world-first, a plan created for the people, by the people of the UK – a vision for the future of nature, and the actions we must all take to protect and renew it.
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The People’s Plan for Nature has arrived
Authors: The RSPB, Mar 23, 2023

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The article below (to date, March 29, 2023) is mostly a summary and outline of the process by which the plan came about. To support the plan, and add your voice, go to the participation sections of saveourwildisles.org.uk. Their 'Take action' menu for example, leads to a section on "In Your Community"...

"unique collaboration with the UK public to protect and restore nature in the UK"

The National Trust, the RSPB and WWF are (September 2022) launching the People's Plan for Nature, inviting the nation to have its say on how the UK solves the ongoing nature crisis. Through both a UK-wide conversation and the UK's first ever citizens' assembly for nature, the charities are inviting people to share their ideas and together develop a set of public demands to tackle the nature crisis.

Nature recovery network[edit | edit source]

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National nature reserves in England[edit | edit source]

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National nature reserves in England are designated by Natural England as key places for wildlife and natural features in England. They were established to protect the most significant areas of habitat and of geological formations. NNRs are managed on behalf of the nation, many by Natural England itself, but also by non-governmental organisations, including the members of The Wildlife Trusts partnership, the National Trust, and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

There are 229 NNRs in England covering 939 square kilometres (363 square miles). Often they contain rare species or nationally important species of plants, insects, butterflies, birds, mammals, etc.

Campaigns[edit | edit source]

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This is an urgent call to action for everyone to help #SaveOurWildIsles
Authors: Save Our Wild Isles, Mar 13, 2023

See also[edit | edit source]

local information can be found, or shared, via our many UK location pages

External links

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Restore Nature Now: Speech from Debbie Tann
Authors: The Wildlife Trusts, Sep 29, 2023
  • The Wildlife Trusts, organisation made up of 47 local Wildlife Trusts in the United Kingdom plus the Isle of Man and Alderney, who, between them, look after around 2,300 nature reserves covering more than 90,000 hectares. As of 2011 they have a combined membership of over 800,000 members. W Video: The Wildlife Trusts channel on youtube.com

References

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