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  • Great news as England’s largest seabird colony receives extra protection!

    Thursday 2nd August, 2018

    Kittiwake, Elliot Neep

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  • Battle to protect wildlife at sea receives boost today!

    Friday 8th June, 2018

    Kelp forest s that are home to an array of animals in the North Sea

    The North Sea Wildlife Trusts welcome the possibility of 41 new Marine Conservation Zones.

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  • A unique moment to save our seas

    Tuesday 24th October, 2017

    We've released a new report urging Government to tackle the immediate challenges facing our marine wildlife and habitats, including those off the North Sea coast.

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  • New report links volunteering in nature with better mental health.

    Friday 13th October, 2017

    The Wildlife Trusts have published a new report which examines the effects of volunteering in nature on people’s mental health, showing a positive impact on two-thirds of participants.

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  • ‘Egg-cellent’ news for the European lobster as England chooses to ban landings of egg-bearing females

    Tuesday 19th September, 2017

    European lobster

    Following a nationwide consultation on the prohibition of landing egg bearing (“berried”) lobster and crawfish in England the Government has announced that it will introduce a ban by October of this year.

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  • Survey points to success in management of declining marine habitat at Spurn

    Friday 15th September, 2017

    A recent survey of coastal seagrass beds off Spurn Point by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust reveals one of the UK’s most rapidly declining habitats could finally be on the up in Yorkshire.

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  • The Wildlife Trusts back MPs' concerns over lack of marine protection

    Tuesday 25th April, 2017

    The Wildlife Trusts welcome today’s statement on Marine Conservation Zones by the Environmental Audit Committee and urge the government to press on with protecting these special places at sea.

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  • Grant will help recruit an army to care for the Northumberland coast

    Wednesday 8th February, 2017

    Coast Care, an initiative that will recruit and train an army of volunteers to look after the North Northumberland Coastal area, has been awarded a grant of £522,600 by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

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  • Highlights of being a Living Seas trainee

    Friday 2nd December, 2016

    The East Yorkshire TNLs complete a beach clean at South Landing

    In September Georgia Harris tells us she was lucky enough to be selected as one of 24 young people in Yorkshire to join the Tomorrow Natural Leader’s project 2016/17. Supported by the Big Lottery Fund, the project strives to upskill and empower these young people who will in turn inspire more young people and community members to take action on local environmental projects and campaigns across Yorkshire. She tells us more about her experiences so far.

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  • New report calls for 48 new protected areas at sea

    Friday 30th September, 2016

    Farne Islands, rocky reef- Richard Whitcombe

    Call to secure missing gaps in Marine Conservation Zones network

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