Conservation

Start@Kew in August: one simple step can make a difference

START@KEW is a fun-filled interactive family eco-extravaganza in one of the World’s most sustainable and natural Llocations

Start, an initiative by HRH The Prince of Wales to inspire the UK public to take simple steps towards achieving more sustainable living, has announced Start@Kew, a five day interactive eco-extravag Read more »

Be astonished with WWF's new film - & the chance to win a trip to Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California

WWF is offering a family of four the chance to win a conservation experience at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California

British actors Bill Nighy and Gemma Arterton will appear in a new short film this summer, to highlight the work of conservation charity WWF and inspire an interest in the natural world. Read more »

Hundreds of new clean water wildlife ponds for England’s forests

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The new ponds act as stepping stones between existing water bodies to enable wildlife to move more freely across the landscape

The Forestry Commission has created hundreds of new ponds and restored wetlands in forests across England as part of its response to a changing climate. Read more »

Critically endangered Amur leopards captured on video

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A mother parents a grown-up cub in the forests of Far Eastern Russia. Kedrovaya Pad Nature Reserve, Primorsky Province, Russia. ©WWF Russia/ISUNR

WWF has released video footage from a survey of the critically endangered Amur leopards in their southern range in the Russian Far East. Read more »

Unique research vessel sets sail with anti-whaling message for international meeting

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IFAW’s research boat, Song of the Whale, in St Katharine Docks before setting sail for the 63rd annual IWC meeting ©IFAW

A whale research vessel has set sail from London today (Thursday 7th July 2011) in a symbolic journey to Jersey to take an anti-whaling message to this year’s meeting of the International Whaling C Read more »

More than 1000 new species found in New Guinea

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Orchid (Dendrobium limpidum), Papua New Guinea. The forests of New Guinea harbour a rich variety of flowering plants, and 100 new orchid species from New Guinea were officially described between 1998 and 2008 alone. © WWF/Bob Bowser / B2 Photography

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M&S launches new retail campaign to teach customers about sustainable fish

Profits from the 5p charge for the new bag go to funding the Forever Fish campaign

Forever Fish – Marks & Spencer’s major new campaign to help customers and their children learn more about fish, clean our British beaches and protect UK marine life – has been launched across stor Read more »

Deforestation & illegal land clearance by beef barons in Peru exposed by satellite pictures

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Guireja, an Ayoreo woman, sits outside her former house that had been abandoned as a result of logging. © Survival International

Brazilian beef barons whose illegal clearance of land inhabited by uncontacted Indians in Paraguay was spotted by satellites have now been charged with illegal deforestation. Read more »

Katherine Hamnett Designs T-Shirts for Sefridges' Project Ocean

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Alice wearing Katharine Hamnett exclusive Project Ocean t-shirts

Project Ocean is spearheaded by Selfridges Creative Director Alannah Weston, working in partnership with the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). Read more »

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