Archive of: Conservation

  • New wave of protection for the sea announced today

    New wave of protection for the sea announced today

    Today marks a huge landmark in UK marine conservation as 39 (41) new Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) are designated in the waters around England – three of which are in our local Sussex Seas!

  • Wilding will help tackle climate change

    Wilding will help tackle climate change

    Rewilding and the restoration of our natural systems can draw millions of tonnes of CO2 out of the air. We can help to stop climate breakdown, but we need to be innovative, and we need to act fast.

  • Where did barn owls live before we built barns?

    Where did barn owls live before we built barns?

    In our human-centric way, we create human solutions to wildlife problems – problems which are generally caused by humans in the first place. Fran Southgate argues that we need a bit of a conservation brain retrofit.

  • Restoration of Nature

    Restoration of Nature

    Sussex Wildlife Trust has promoted the importance of ecosystem services for decades. We now work hard to get this recognized in all levels of decision making in Sussex. We want a Wilder Sussex​ and we want people to understand its importance and their role in delivering it.

  • No Net Gain

    No Net Gain

    In recent weeks the media has reported several situations where developers are netting trees and hedgerows to prevent birds from establishing nests. So why are developers doing this?

  • The kids are revolting

    The kids are revolting

    Guest blogger, Dr Tony Whitbread, blogs about protests by young people at political inaction over our climate crisis

  • Towards a Wilder Sussex - we are all in this together

    Towards a Wilder Sussex - we are all in this together

    Director of Conservation Henri Brocklebank on a Wilder Sussex, and how we might genuinely make Sussex more wild? “We don’t want small, isolated victories. We want to turn the tide of the fortunes of wildlife.”

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