Leading UK rewilding organisations call for action to build an inclusive rewilding sector

Rewilding in the UK is now generating a growing number of jobs. They must attract a broad cross-section of society. The inclusivity... read more

18.10.2021 • By Ecosulis

Learn to manage your hedgerows for wildlife with the GWCT at the National Hedgelaying Championship, 23 October

“Hedges provide food sources, nesting sites, foraging habitats and are wildlife corridors for a huge variety of insects, birds and mammals. They... read more

11.10.2021 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

GWCT welcomes new study showing that beavers benefit fish by building dams in Scottish rivers

A new study, part-funded by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, has found that modification of river habitat by Eurasian beavers helps fish in... read more

11.10.2021 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Jean-Claude Van Damme and other celebrities speak up for animals on World Animal Day – despite major social media crash

International celebrities including Jean-Claude Van Damme, Shakira and even Shaun the Sheep took to social media for World Animal Day this year.... read more

08.10.2021 • By Naturewatch Foundation

EquiTrace secures funding €1.25m from HBAN and Enterprise Ireland to develop its global ambitions

increasing team in sales and technology development global expansion plans EquiTrace, a unique app for horses that combines identity, GPS... read more

04.10.2021 • By EquiTrace

Special grant awarded from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home!

We are very excited to announce we have been awarded a special grant from one of the UK’s leading animal welfare charities, Battersea Dogs & Cats... read more

30.09.2021 • By The Cotswolds Dogs & Cats Home

EquiTrace wins Best Start-Up Award & new Best Vet Tech Award at the Innovation Arena run by Enterprise Ireland and the National Ploughing Association

new category for veterinary technology created product already global – Merck partnership agreed in USA EquiTrace, a unique app that... read more

17.09.2021 • By EquiTrace

Placement year inspires Leeds student’s appointment to the BTO youth advisory council

Aspiring conservationist Elizabeth Fitzpatrick has been appointed to the youth advisory council of the British Trust for Ornithology, utilising... read more

17.09.2021 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Help poor Andy who will need his eye removed

Andy was found in a garden with his 3 other siblings. Alone, without a mum, and all suffering badly with cat flu. They were taken in and it was... read more

16.09.2021 • By The Cotswolds Dogs & Cats Home

Invasive harlequin ladybirds are better predators than native ladybirds, study finds – but are they driving declines?

With the UK’s native ladybirds in decline, many people have heaped blame on the harlequin ladybird, but the situation might not be as simple as it... read more

15.09.2021 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

A Spider Phobia Can Ruin Your Health?

Can the mental anxiety from a spider phobia impact your physical health as well? The simple answer is yes, especially if you are suffering from... read more

14.09.2021 • By Creature Courage Animal Phobia Therapy

Kandu Arts Reel Film Festival - back to the Cinema for Community

We are delighted that this years Kandu Arts For Sustainable Development film festival in partnership with Reel Cinemas Chippenham will be screened... read more

12.09.2021 • By Kandu Arts

It’s time to step up to the plate -The World’s Simplest Solution to Save the Planet

We’ve been led to believe that climate change is the inevitable consequence of environmental destruction due to the industrial revolution and our... read more

01.09.2021 • By No More Dodos Charity

Charity launches legal challenge over Government's failure to prevent use of FrankenChickens

CHARITY LAUNCHES LEGAL CHALLENGE OVER GOV’S FAILURE TO PREVENT USE OF ‘FRANKENCHICKENS’ Monday, 30thth August 2021: Animal protection charity... read more

30.08.2021 • By The Humane League UK

What will the late harvest mean for partridges?

While unseasonal weather has played havoc with this year’s harvest, we should also stop to think of its impact on wildlife, according to experts... read more

26.08.2021 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Morrisons employee leads nationwide protests calling for action on chicken cruelty

Date: 14th August 2021 Doug Maw, a Morrisons employee facing disciplinary action for taking part in an animal welfare campaign, is... read more

14.08.2021 • By The Humane League UK

Accidents, human error, lack of knowledge lead to more positive drugs tests in racing than cheating

Accidents, human error, lack of knowledge lead to more positive drugs tests in racing than cheating research by Dr Kevin Corley shows... read more

11.08.2021 • By EquiTrace

Help safeguard the British countryside by Walking for Wildlife with the GWCT

This last year, perhaps more than ever, we have seen how precious nature is and how essential to our wellbeing. Now there is a chance to... read more

09.08.2021 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Be inspired by barn owls on International Owl Awareness Day

Wednesday 4 August is International Owl Awareness Day . Barn owls are amongst the most enigmatic and beloved of British birds, and scientists at... read more

03.08.2021 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Proposed Hedgerow Carbon Code could unlock more than £60m income for farmers, as development project receives £81k funding

A ground-breaking project to unlock the environmental potential of hedgerows has been given the go-ahead with a government grant of £81,561. The... read more

02.08.2021 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust receives grant of £247,900 from the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund

Merlin are iconic falcons of England’s moorlands and the Merlin Magic project seeks to reverse the decline of this endangered bird. 90... read more

29.07.2021 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Keen shutterbugs invited to enter World Animal Day’s SECOND ‘Animal Photos of the Year’ challenge!

Following the success of last year’s competition, World Animal Day HQ has launched its second international ‘Animal Photos of the Year’... read more

27.07.2021 • By Naturewatch Foundation

Ten-year-old launches petition urging Department for Education to approve annual fundraising day for animals

A ten-year-old girl has launched a petition asking the Department for Education to introduce an annual fundraising day for animals in schools... read more

22.07.2021 • By Naturewatch Foundation

Leading US Hemp Firm Sets Its Sights on Switzerland

A leading natural grown US hemp firm, California Grown Hemp, has revealed ambitions to break into the Swiss hemp and global CBD and marijuana... read more

22.07.2021 • By Popple + Kharlamova

Charity runner exhausted but elated after 100-mile Dorset run raises £32k for the GWCT

On 10th and 11th July 36-year-old Harry Townshend ran 100 miles around Dorset, in one go, raising nearly £32,000 for the Game & Wildlife... read more

19.07.2021 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Chicken welfare: KFC leads while Subway & Starbucks lag behind

Embargoed 19 July 2021 00:01 KFC is leading UK fast food chains in the welfare of chickens raised for their meat while Subway, Starbucks,... read more

19.07.2021 • By World Animal Protection

UK animals are dying for a deadline, says animal welfare charity

The Home Office has today, 15 th July 2021, released its ‘Annual Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals, Great Britain’ for 2020.... read more

15.07.2021 • By Naturewatch Foundation

EquiTrace – first digital identification and medical monitoring app for the horse world

rapid ID medical information GPS Court Considine of Considine Farms says ‘It’s a no brainer’ EquiTrace is a unique app that... read more

12.07.2021 • By EquiTrace

100-mile Dorset run set to raise more than £17,000 (and counting) for GWCT

A passion for the “wonderful scenery and biodiversity” of the British countryside enjoyed while indulging his “running obsession” has led Harry... read more

07.07.2021 • By Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Lords propose ban on boiling lobsters alive

EMBARGOED UNTIL 2:30PM 6 TH JULY 2021. IMAGES AVAILABLE FROM 4PM. Snappily dressed shellfish campaigners gathered outside the House of... read more

06.07.2021 • By Crustacean Compassion

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