National media briefing: Cancer Research UK, Marwell Wildlife, the Rose Road Association, Wessex Heartbeat, Fauna and Flora International, the Angling Trust and the RSPB

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The death rate from prostate cancer has fallen by a fifth in the past 20 years, figures from Cancer Research UK show. 

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A herd of 36 life-sized rhinoceros sculptures, which formed an art trail in Southampton in Hampshire, have sold for £124,700 at a charity auction, with the proceeds to be split between the charities Marwell Wildlife, the Rose Road Association and Wessex Heartbeat.

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The broadcaster Sir David Attenborough hopes to raise £110,000 to help save the mountain gorilla, through his first-ever crowdfunding campaign for the conservation charity Fauna and Flora International.

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The conservation charity the RSPB and the campaigning group the Angling Trust say a government pilot scheme to allow farmers to clear watercourses in parts of the UK could have a devastating impact on wildlife.

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