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Podcasts | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
Welcome to our podcast page.  We are recording a variety of podcasts from around our patch, we hope that you enjoy them and are inspired to join us or visit one of the reserves you may hear about.
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Carmel Nature Reserve Appeal - YouTube

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales - protecting wildlife for everyone
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Frog spawn season; what do you need to know?

Frog spawn season; what do you need to know? | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
The onset of the warmer weather in February brought the start of the amphibian breeding season and the welcome appearance of frog and toad spawn in Britain’s ponds.
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Farmer bitterly opposed to 'decimating wildlife' with badger cull

Farmer bitterly opposed to 'decimating wildlife' with badger cull | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
FARMER Dave Purser says killing badgers in the imminent trial cull has got to be wrong.With his wife Gill, he runs a 48-hectare beef and sheep operation near Bourton-on-the-Water.And although that...
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Culls risk illegally exterminating badgers, animal expert warns

Culls risk illegally exterminating badgers, animal expert warns | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
Campaigners for badgers are mobilising to disrupt night-time shoots, as the 1 June start date approaches
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Badger cull v vaccines in TB fight

Badger cull v vaccines in TB fight | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
As England prepares for trials of badger culling to try to eradicate TB in cattle while Wales continues to vaccinate badgers, BBC Wales talks to both sides of the debate.
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Questions about barrage businessmen

Questions about barrage businessmen | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
Serious questions about two of the founders of a project to build a £25bn barrage across the Severn estuary are raised by a BBC Wales investigation.
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New Species, Genus of Transparent Fish Found in Amazon | Biology | Sci-News.com

New Species, Genus of Transparent Fish Found in Amazon | Biology | Sci-News.com | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
An international team of ichthyologists has described a remarkable new genus and species of miniature fish from the Rio Negro.
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Iolo Williams Says Why Everyone Should Join Us : The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Iolo Williams Says Why Everyone Should Join Us : The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
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Widespread badger cull will not prevent TB in cattle, concludes new Durham University research - Durham University

Widespread badger cull will not prevent TB in cattle, concludes new Durham University research - Durham University | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
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People - Pine Martens in Wales

People - Pine Martens in Wales | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
new project funded by the Co-operative

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Interesting project from Vincent Wildlife Trust on Pine Martins in Wales

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35 jobs to go at National Museum Wales | Museums Association

35 jobs to go at National Museum Wales | Museums Association | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
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Very concerning - I understand the majority of hits are to natural history work.

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UK bans sale of five alien plants

UK bans sale of five alien plants | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
Five species of invasive non-native aquatic plants are to be banned from sale in the UK in an effort to protect native habitats, the UK government says.
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Big fall in bovine TB in Wales

Big fall in bovine TB in Wales | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it

There has been a dramatic fall in the number of cattle slaughtered to control bovine TB in Wales.


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Gordon McGlone's curator insight, February 21, 2014 5:11 AM

It is nice to hear some good news about bovine TB especially when the reported falls of one third relate to sound cattle management.


||Wales farm minister Alun Davies suggested that the figures demonstrate that the Welsh government’s approach to bovine TB eradication was working.||

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March hare madness: Country diary 100 years ago

March hare madness: Country diary 100 years ago | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 23 March 1914
The madness of the March hares is about at its height. In the meadow, where half-a-dozen of the graceful animals are gathered, there is continuous action.
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Centuries-old frozen plants revived

Centuries-old frozen plants revived | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
Plants covered over by glaciers centuries ago have been seen sprouting new growth, a find with implications for how ecosystems recover from ice ages.
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Top 10 wildlife spots in Pembrokeshire – in pictures

Top 10 wildlife spots in Pembrokeshire – in pictures | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
Pembrokeshire's unspoilt coast, waterways and countryside are a wildlife watcher's haven attracting vast colonies of sea birds, seals, puffins and otters, to name a few.
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Skomer and Skokholm islands winners every time!

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Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre Jobs : The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre Jobs : The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
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International school project will track ospreys

International school project will track ospreys | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
Thousands of children from across Europe and Africa are to be brought together in a pioneering project to create a new generation of conservationists.
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Badger cull - it will not happen - Mail Online - Michael Hanlon's Science blog: From The Cutting Edge

Badger cull - it will not happen - Mail Online - Michael Hanlon's Science blog: From The Cutting Edge | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
Badger cull - it will not happen
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Bad news for marsh fritillary and dormice in Carmarthenshire

Bad news for marsh fritillary and dormice in Carmarthenshire | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it

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Bad news for marsh fritillary and dormice in Carmarthenshire

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Ash Die Back - spotting in winter : The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Ash Die Back - spotting in winter : The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
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Really useful video piece from the Forestry Commission about how to spot ash die back during the winter months. If we can manage early we may be able to reduce the speed the disease is taking hold.

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Welsh Government | Intensive Action Area Badger Vaccination Report - Year 1

Welsh Government | Intensive Action Area Badger Vaccination Report - Year 1 | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
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The full report of the Welsh Government's first year of badger vaccination work

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Wildlife Training Courses : The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Wildlife Training Courses : The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales | Scoop.it
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