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Platypus population ‘under severe stress' as waterways dry up amid bush fires

Platypus population ‘under severe stress' as waterways dry up amid bush fires

47 minutes ago   |   Metro

Platypus are struggling as their waterways dry up across Australia (Picture: Conservationists have been racing to save platypus in Australia after their dwindling waterways...
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North Chilterns Chalk winter update

North Chilterns Chalk winter update

2 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

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Another mass poisoning in Zululand causes alarm for the future of vultures in the region

Another mass poisoning in Zululand causes alarm for the future of vultures in the region

3 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

Unfortunately, yet another mass poisoning incident occurred in Africa, ending 2019 on a sad note for vulture conservation. Two days before Christmas in Northern Zululand, 16...
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UK Wildlife Podcast - Pond life in Winter

UK Wildlife Podcast - Pond life in Winter

4 days ago   |   Milton Keynes Natural History Society

The main topic is what pond creatures, such as the pond oilve mayfly, do to survive the cold in winter, and give some tips on how to look after your pond when it freezes...
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From Mile End's tawny owl to the muddy Lake District - my radical plan to improve our countryside

5 days ago   |   Evening Standard

Lying awake in the small hours, I'm sure I heard an owl calling in the skies above Mile End. By day the A13 is all diesel fumes and gridlocked coaches heading to Stansted, but...
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Major environmental groups call on businesses to lead on climate policy

Major environmental groups call on businesses to lead on climate policy

5 days ago   |   Climate Group

WASHINGTON - October 15, 2019 - Eleven leading environmental and sustainable business organizations published an open letter in the New York Times today, urging the CEOs of...
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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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HS2 will destroy 'huge swathes' of 'irreplaceable' habitats, report warns

HS2 will destroy 'huge swathes' of 'irreplaceable' habitats, report warns

6 days ago   |   Wessexfm   |   2 articles

HS2 will divide and destroy hundreds of wildlife sites and nature reserves - including "irreplaceable" ancient woodlands, a report has warned.
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Wednesday briefing: Wildlife toll of fast rail

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

HS2 nature corridor plans are not enough, say Wildlife Trusts... Flybe saved for now... and knock-on effects of Fifty Shades of Grey Good morning. Warren Murray with the...
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Happy wildlife month with Michael Perry

Happy wildlife month with Michael Perry

6 days ago   |   QCommunity

Hey everyone! It's wildlife month here at QVC, so I thought I'd devote this month's article to nature and how to attract more of it into your garden. I'll be telling you about...
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Nora Quoirin's Family Sues Malaysian Resort Over Vulnerable Teenager's Death

Nora Quoirin's Family Sues Malaysian Resort Over Vulnerable Teenager's Death

The family of a London teenager found dead after she disappeared in a Malaysian nature reserve last year is suing the resort for alleged negligence. Nora Quoirin , a sweet, shy... Read more ...

Mud pie making and exploring nature: The north-east outdoor nursery that's...

Mud pie making and exploring nature: The north-east outdoor nursery that's trying something a little different

At many nurseries, the north-east climate means much of the activities on offer take place within the confines of a classroom. But with mud pie making and water play on the... Read more ...

The largest insect that ever lived

The largest insect that ever lived

The Dragonfly-like Meganeuropsis was a giant insect that plied the skies from the Late Carboniferous to the Late Permian, some 317 to 247 million years ago. It had a wingspan... Read more ...

Get your ear in

Get your ear in

Birds bring a wonderful soundtrack to spring, and even in towns and cities the array of voices can be quite dazzling. If you are trying to develop your skills in identifying... Read more ...

Rescuers save platypuses from drying ponds and fire-hit communities near...

Rescuers save platypuses from drying ponds and fire-hit communities near Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

The adorable critters have settled into their safer new surroundings at Sydney's Taronga Zoo following the frantic rescue from ponds in the fire-ravaged Tidbinbilla Nature... Read more ...

Centrelink worker sues Gold Coast City Council for $370,000 after she 'fell...

Centrelink worker sues Gold Coast City Council for $370,000 after she 'fell into nature strip hole'

Yasmyn Parkinson, 43, from Coffs Harbour, was on holiday with her son when she fell into the 700mm hole in Helensvale on December 30, 2016. Read more ...

WWE's Charlotte Flair ‘never' set out to honour the family legacy with her...

WWE's Charlotte Flair ‘never' set out to honour the family legacy with her own career

Charlotte wasn't trying to carry on the Flair family name Charlotte Flair has carried a wrestling dynasty on her shoulders ever since she stepped foot in the squared circle... Read more ...

How webcams revolutionised pornography and sex work

How webcams revolutionised pornography and sex work

Life is driven by survival - not only of the self, but also of the collective whole. In nature's quest to keep the species alive, the drive for sex constantly adapts and... Read more ...

Italian international striker emerges as reported fresh Chelsea target

Italian international striker emerges as reported fresh Chelsea target

Chelsea have been linked with a large amount of potential names during this transfer window, and even way before that when they were still transfer banned. However, they had... Read more ...

Explore the outdoors: Take in the beauty of Forvie National Nature Reserve

Explore the outdoors: Take in the beauty of Forvie National Nature Reserve

As parents of young children, my wife and I are always on the lookout for fun things to do with the kids and new places to take them. Soft plays, arcades and cinemas are all... Read more ...