Pink bottles washing up on Cornwall beaches highlight increasing marine litter problem

  As thousands of pink detergent bottles are cleared from our beautiful beaches in Cornwall, Dr Sue Kinsey, Senior Pollution Policy Officer for the Marine Conservation Society, and Sarah O’Brien, South West External Affairs Advisor for the National Trust, highlight the wider issue of how marine litter is a growing problem. Over the past week, 7000…

National Trust joins call for a Tree Charter

A new campaign launched today is calling on people to share their stories of why trees and woods matter to them. The stories will be collected together in a Charter for Trees, Woods and People and published in November 2017, 800 years after the original Charter of the Forests was signed by Henry III, restoring…

Farming for nature: how the National Trust is finding new ways to be good stewards of the land

Our Director-General, Helen Ghosh, is a panelist at today’s Oxford Real Farming Conference, talking about our role and responsibilities as one of the country’s largest landowners. Here, Richard Hebditch, our External Affairs Director, outlines the National Trust’s approach to food and farming in a challenging climate. The National Trust and our natural world Time spent…