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Friday 14th October, 2011
Wildlife and Countryside Link have (today) launched the Nature Check report. Nature Check assesses the Government’s progress on the 16 commitments it has made to the natural environment using a traffic light rating system. It highlights some of the most controversial environmental issues of the year – including the proposed reform of the planning system, the planned badger cull and the public debate on the future of the public forest estate - and gives an honest assessment of progress.
Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust Badger Vaccine Trial Success
Wednesday 12th October, 2011
Vaccinating badgers against bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is an affordable and viable alternative to culling according to a new report, published today, by Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust.
Wildlife Trust Opposes Wolverhampton Green Belt Grab
Wednesday 5th October, 2011
Today the Wildlife Trust submitted a formal objection to plans to build a new training centre for Wolverhampton Wanderers, which would also see the relocation of a school and the building of fifty 'executive homes' in the City's Green Belt. Adjacent to Smestow Valley Local Nature Reserve, the plans would set a dangerous precedent for development on Woverhampton's few remaining areas of open land.