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HS2 could threaten irreplaceable natural habitats, report warns

HS2 could threaten irreplaceable natural habitats, report warns

5 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

HS2 risks dividing and destroying “huge swathes” of “irreplaceable” natural habitats, including 108 ancient woodlands, a report has warned. The Wildlife Trust said the...
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How can we make the great outdoors more accessible?

5 days ago   |   Huck Mag

“I told black friends of mine that I'm going mountain biking - they looked at me and laughed,” says outdoor enthusiast Phil Young. “My son says that it's a white person's...
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City-dwellers need to rediscover nature to help sustainability, study claims

City-dwellers need to rediscover nature to help sustainability, study claims

5 days ago   |   Metro

Scientists are urging city-dwellers to rediscover nature If you live in a city, then chances are you're going to be less fussed about recycling, buying eco-friendly products...
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England's first wild beaver colony in centuries is ‘helping communities and climate'

England's first wild beaver colony in centuries is ‘helping communities and climate'

5 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

England's first beavers to live in the wild in 400 years are positively affecting the community and the environment, experts have said.
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2020: time to walk the talk on climate and nature

2020: time to walk the talk on climate and nature

16 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

This post is by Tony Juniper CBE, chair of Natural England and Emma Howard Boyd, chair of the Environment Agency. As we start the New Year, it's clear that 2020 is our last...
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Saving the endangered pool frog in the UK

Saving the endangered pool frog in the UK

18 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

The end of the summer marked the beginning of an exciting new chapter for over a hundred young pool frogs released into the wild in Norfolk this year. The pool frog became...
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England-wide data for great crested newts now available

England-wide data for great crested newts now available

19 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Natural England has now uploaded baseline survey data on great crested newts to create a map of where they are across the whole of England. The project - which took three years...
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Participation in citizen science camera trap project dramatically increased school children's knowledge of UK mammals

Participation in citizen science camera trap project dramatically increased school children's knowledge of UK mammals

1 month ago   |   British Ecological Society

Prior to starting the project, which involved 3,000 primary school children across North East England, knowledge of UK mammals was generally poor. On average, pupils were able...
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Rescue mission to save ‘gin plant' juniper in southern England bears fruit

Rescue mission to save ‘gin plant' juniper in southern England bears fruit

1 month ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Juniper, a rare conifer which is used to flavour gin, is making a comeback in southern England with the help of a conservation rescue mission, Plantlife has said.
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Beavers to be released in plan to ease flooding

Beavers to be released in plan to ease flooding

1 month ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

‘Nature's engineers' to be introduced on National Trust land in south of England
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