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Are the National Trust dumping the cost of Covid-19 on the environment and staff?

During the early days of the pandemic, the National Trust announced swinging cuts to environmental and conservation projects. Now they have released details of substantial redundancies of 1200 in the organisation. In addition, there will also be back-office savings on things like IT and travel. It’s clear the National Trust like all major wildlife charities […]

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British Wildlife Themed Face Masks Launched

As it is becoming increasingly mandatory to wear face masks in the UK I thought it would be a good time to launch some with a British wildlife theme. These are made to World Health Organisations guidance for non-medical face coverings. In most parts of the UK, it is now mandatory for face coverings to […]

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Don’t Just Build – Be Disruptive

We have an opportunity to change the economy post-covid. Most people want a fairer, cleaner and more sustainable economy. Vast sums of money is going to have to be built to get the economy moving again. As Boris proclaims ‘build, build, build’ is it time to get disruptive? There’s no doubt that Boris understands the […]

Is 2020 The Year Of The Hedgehog?

It’s all pretty anecdotal at the moment but 2020 looks to be a good year for hedgehogs. It will be interesting to see if any more formal research is going to be done but two main things suggest good news for hedgehogs. Many hedgehogs had a double litter last year, Lockdown has greatly reduced roadkill. […]

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Wildlife Rescue in Britain Suffers Cashflow Crisis

The big wildlife charities have a voice. They can grab public attention and highlight the drop in funding for wildlife and conservation during the Covid-19 crisis. Not only do they have a voice, many have substantial funds and reserves in the bank to see them through. Larger wildlife charities have reserves to call on The […]

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Post Covid-19 Town Planning And Housing Quality Needs To Change

Some good announcements have come from the UK government with Grant Shapps calling for local councils to give higher priority to walkers and cyclists. The mayor’s of London and Manchester has already taken the opportunity to say they will be closing some streets to vehicles to make them pedestrian and cycle friendly. This move to […]

Wildlife News is mainly a news collation site covering wildlife, nature, environment and conservation. It predominately covers news stories and articles from the UK. It first started in 2000 after it was a local blog for 4 years about Wolverhampton wildlife. 

For many years the news site covered mainly articles on international wildlife such as endangered species, wildlife trade and large scale conservation projects. It has now returned back to its roots and specialising in nature news for the UK.

In addition, it also has op-eds and commentary from its editor, Kevin Heath, who has been blogging on wildlife and environmental stories for over 20 years.

Initially he covered news and stories on a global level but now the site is mainly aimed at UK wildlife, conservation and nature.

The stories and articles tagged as commentary are more personal insights and views of the editor rather than a news feed subject.  Through this section you can read blogs about UK wildlife and the environment.

What is Wildlife News?

Wildlife News is a news collation site covering stories from the UK. It covers the following topics:

  • wildlife
  • nature
  • conservation
  • climate change
  • environment

It also has an op-ed section which acts as a blog for it's editor and other guest bloggers.