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A grey seal swims in the sea beneath some cliffs

Don’t hold your breath!

Can you remember as a child being so excited about something that you found yourself holding your breath? Well I feel like I’ve been holding my breath every day for weeks now, as we wait to hear the government’s announcement of new marine protected areas – so-called Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) – to protect some [...]

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Kathy in the River Nar with Rupert

On the river flows

Recently I drove the WWF Prius up to the River Nar in Norfolk to meet ITV’s Countrywise team to discuss the state of our nation’s chalk streams, and what we can do to help them. Roughly 85% of the 200-odd chalk streams in the world are situated in England. Formed over millennia their clear chalk [...]

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Also known as Leaf deer gallery

The forgotten creatures of the Mekong

Ungulates –  mammals with hooves – are a pretty varied bunch of creatures, encompassing everything from domestic cattle like pigs and goats, to wild and increasingly rare species like the Javan rhino and Mountain tapir. But the ungulates I’m talking about today are quite special, varying from dog-sized deer to antlered creatures so seldom seen [...]

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Time to go net positive

‘Even doubling our current rate of decarbonisation, would still lead to emissions consistent with 6 degrees of warming by the end of the century’.  PwC. ‘The world has failed to meet its target to achieve a significant reduction in the rate of biodiversity loss’.  Convention on Biological Diversity. Optimisation is clearly failing.  We need to [...]

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