Significant drop in Atlantic salmon returning to English river confirms 2021 as a poor year for this iconic species – long-term monitoring project’s report shows

The number of wild adult Atlantic salmon returning to the River Frome in southern England in 2021 was down almost 20% on its 10-year average. This... read more

24.06.2022 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Wildlife, biodiversity and soil health – a dairy farmer’s perspective

Event: Farm walk by drone, keynote speakers and panel discussion Saturday 25 June 2022, 12 – 5pm Tickets £25 On 25 June GWCT’s Wales’s... read more

20.06.2022 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

INSECT WEEK 2022: Buzzing endorsement for new wildlife mix: insect numbers boosted by grey partridge conservation measures

Insect Week 20 – 26 June 2022 A new habitat measure developed by scientists from the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) to boost the... read more

17.06.2022 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Hampshire redshank’s epic journey to Wales helps scientists understand habits of amber-list species

A study of breeding pairs of Redshank – a threatened native wading bird species – whose population is recovering in the Avon Valley in Hampshire,... read more

13.06.2022 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

National Parks Minister says we must listen to the Working Conservationists on the ground, if we are going to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss

A landmark event coordinated by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), the Moorland Association and Fitzwilliam Wentworth Estate has... read more

08.06.2022 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Soil, the elephant in the room

With over 75% of global soils classed as substantially degraded and nearly a quarter of the world's most fertile soil located in Ukraine, are we... read more

07.06.2022 • By British Society of Soil Science

World Environment Day - Soil, the earth’s living, breathing fragile skin

Soil, the earth’s living, breathing fragile skin  Held annually since 1974, World Environment Day (5/6/2022)  is celebrated by millions of... read more

01.06.2022 • By British Society of Soil Science

GWCT launches free online Shoot Biodiversity Assessment tool to help shoots better understand their environmental impact

A new free online tool, launched this week by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), could help shoots of all sizes better understand... read more

01.06.2022 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

More than a third of dog and cat owners underestimated “cost” of ownership

More than a third of owners (35%), 1 questioned feel they underestimated aspects of cat or dog ownership 15% 1 of owners are worried about... read more

24.05.2022 • By Elanco Animal Health

Learn how remarkable wildlife restoration has been achieved alongside food production on a tour of Peppering Farm in Sussex

Sussex farmers and farm advisors have an opportunity to learn more about the habitat management and conservation techniques that have achieved... read more

24.05.2022 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

100 endangered animal species now safely stored in UK's living biobank

Nature’s SAFE celebrates banking 100 th species in the Big Freeze 100 endangered animal species now safely stored in UK’s ling biobank... read more

20.05.2022 • By Nature's SAFE

This WORLD BEE DAY (20 May), look out for solitary bees and help scientists better understand declines

New solitary bee identification guide now available to download free While bumblebees and honeybees are familiar to many of us, solitary bees... read more

19.05.2022 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

2022 GWCT Big Farmland Bird Count: 26 red-listed species sighted as land managers help build picture of the state of farmland birds

The results are in for the 2022 GWCT Big Farmland Bird Count. More than 1,900 farmers and land managers overcame challenging conditions to provide... read more

18.05.2022 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

The Institute of Brewing & Distilling Creates a Sustainability Forum to help the Drinks Industry Transition to Greener Production

The “Sustainable Innovation in Brewing and Distilling in Scandinavia” Masterclass Local will be held on the Island of Hven on the 20th and 21st... read more

16.05.2022 • By Institute of Brewing & Distilling

Anglo-French cooperation essential to protect salmonids at sea

Scientists and fisheries managers meet in France for International SAMARCH Forum Preliminary findings from tracking studies carried out by the... read more

16.05.2022 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Horrendous footage from Bulgarian fur farm exposed in response to UK government abandoning fur import ban

Animal welfare charity Open Cages has published footage from the last remaining mink farm in Bulgaria – a country which exports fur to... read more

12.05.2022 • By Open Cages

Reptile market stopped in its tracks at Kempton Park Racecourse

An advertised event at which thousands of reptiles and amphibians would have been sold at Kempton Park Racecourse on Sunday 14 August 2022 has... read more

10.05.2022 • By Animal Protection Agency Foundation

Unparalleled attention and investment are vital for a Green, Healthy and Resilient Future for Forest supply chains

As world leaders, the private sector, and experts met for the final day of the 15 th World Forestry Congress on Friday and the United Nations... read more

09.05.2022 • By TRAFFIC

Better understand your shoot’s performance with the free Game and Conservation Benchmarking Survey

In association with Savills A SURVEY which assesses and compares the performance of shoots across the UK is now open for submissions from... read more

09.05.2022 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Animal Welfare Protest At Morrisons’ Headquarters As Charity Condemns “Genetic Engineering” Of Chickens

Animal Welfare Protest At Morrisons’ Headquarters As Charity Condemns “Genetic Engineering” Of Chickens Today, campaigners protested at... read more

04.05.2022 • By Open Cages

Biodiversity recovery, clean water in the River Avon, and net zero farming by 2040 – new Environmental Farmers Group sets out its bold ambitions

Nature will be protected and enhanced on an unprecedented scale, with the formation of a pioneering new landscape-scale partnership of farmers in... read more

03.05.2022 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

New report highlights the risk and opportunities for wild-harvested plants, people and the planet

A new collaborative report by TRAFFIC, FAO and the IUCN Species Survival Commission Medicinal Plant Specialist Group looks at why governments,... read more

03.05.2022 • By TRAFFIC

Protests Erupt Nationwide As Morrisons Refuses To Improve Chicken Welfare Conditions

Today, animal welfare campaigners dressed in butcher outfits descended on nearly 20 Morrisons ' stores across the country. Protestors... read more

30.04.2022 • By Open Cages


A monumental step for animal welfare was taken today (28 April 2022) in the UK as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II granted Royal Assent to the... read more

28.04.2022 • By Crustacean Compassion

MGC Pharma, Cansativa Group & Somai Pharmaceuticals announced among Cannabis Europa sponsors

As cannabis makes its way into the mainstream across Europe, the continent's premium B2B cannabis industry conference - Cannabis Europa - takes... read more

28.04.2022 • By Cannabis Europa

Lynx to Scotland – broad support for further discussions, says study

There is sufficient appetite from a diverse cross-sector of rural stakeholders to examine whether potential barriers to a trial reintroduction of... read more

28.04.2022 • By Trees for Life

GWCT & BASC team up to improve best practice on DIY and farm shoots

The GWCT and BASC have teamed up again to deliver a one-day course designed to improve best practice on DIY shoots and farm shoots. The course is... read more

26.04.2022 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Earth Cubs protect over 39,000 trees in the rainforest!

This Earth Day, Earth Cubs are delighted to announce that kids playing their unique environmental education app have now protected over 39,000... read more

22.04.2022 • By Earth Cubs

Bio-Thermo chips available in UK for first time - no contact temperature scanning for infectious disease control possible by linking Bio-Thermo chip to EquiTrace app

Bio-Thermo® microchips for horses available in UK for the first time – linked to EquiTrace app, temperature taking fast and easy – a breakthrough... read more

21.04.2022 • By EquiTrace

Victory for Crabs and Lobsters as Sentience Bill Recognising They Feel Pain Becomes UK Law!

A monumental step for animal welfare was taken on Thursday 7 April 2022 in the UK House of Lords as the Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill passed... read more

11.04.2022 • By Crustacean Compassion

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