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  • From Redruth to Patagonia: Erin Bastian, My Wild Life

    Thursday 28th January, 2016

    Inspirational sea kayak adventurer Erin Bastian is the latest to support Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s successful My Wild Life campaign which aims to increase awareness of the importance of Cornwall’s unique natural environment and precious wildlife to all our lives.

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  • Good for fish - good for business

    Tuesday 26th January, 2016

    Falmouth’s favourite chippy, the Harbour Lights, is benefiting from a fantastic new online resource by Cornwall Wildlife Trust. The ‘Cornwall Good Seafood Guide’ highlights the wealth of sustainable seafood landed by our local Cornish fishing industry.

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  • Second wave of marine protection welcomed in Cornwall

    Monday 18th January, 2016

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust welcomes the news that the Government is designating a second phase of 23 new Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs), four of which are around the Cornish coast – Mounts Bay, Runnelstone, Newquay and the Gannel, and Hartland Point to Tintagel - with a further three offshore – Western Channel, North West of Jones Bank, and Greater Haig Fras. This historic move illustrates a renewed impetus to protect our seas and follows on from the announcement of 27 MCZs in 2013. This is the second of three phases promised by the Government in order to fulfil the remit of the Marine and Coastal Access Act.

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  • Dangerous trash turned into treasure

    Monday 11th January, 2016

    Local children saw for themselves just how dangerous marine litter can be for wildlife when they took part in a beach clean on Porthtowan Beach and found a dead gannet entangled in a fishing rope. They were later however, able to put fishing debris and plastics from the beach to better use.

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  • Chef Nathan Outlaw pledges his support for sustainable Cornish seas

    Monday 21st December, 2015

    Cornwall based Michelin-star chef Nathan Outlaw has joined Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen restaurant, St Austell Brewery and over 40 other local businesses in pledging to support sustainable Cornish fisheries by joining the Trust's Good Seafood Guide.

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  • Cornwall Wildlip Trust raise £1000 for Movember

    Thursday 10th December, 2015

    A team of six brave men from the Trust raised a brilliant £1000 for Movember, the leading global charity for mens health issues

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  • Trusts win for cleaner rivers at Cornwall Sustainability Awards

    Thursday 10th December, 2015

    We are celebrating winning 'Best example of Environmental Growth' along with Westcountry Rivers Trust for our collaborative 'Upstream Thinking' project funded by South West Water.

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