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- Explore the shore this National Marine Week 15th July 2020From the comfort of your own home, with a DIY rockpool ramble or a socially distanced sea-watch, help The Wildlife Trusts discover and celebrate our wonderful shore and seas
- Bison to help bring back UK wildlife 10th July 2020Kent Wildlife Trust and Wildwood Trust receive more than £1 million to fund groundbreaking wilding project
- New report calls for ambitious pesticide reduction target 8th July 2020Nation of insect champions needed to reverse insect decline
- Tim Dowling: the squirrel has contravened social distancing guidelines 18th July 2020Maybe it’s because I’ve never been close enough before, but this is the first time I’ve seen a squirrel raise an eyebrowSince the start of lockdown, my enemy the squirrel has sought to contravene social distancing guidelines in a manner that can only be described as provocative. For all of last year he was happy […]
- Country diary: the deadly yew also offers welcome shade 18th July 2020Clipsham, Rutland: Sculpted into shapes the avenue of yews provides cool on a hot day, but there is other darkness in these graveyard treesOutside the village of Clipsham there’s an avenue of ornamental yew trees half a kilometre long. They are sculpted into shapes like foliage chess pieces: opposing rows across a grassy coachway. It […]
- Drones and drumlines: can Australian seas ever be safe from shark attacks? 17th July 2020Warming seas are luring sharks to stay in populated swimming spots longer. But are shark attacks really on the rise?Already in 2020, five Australians have been tragically killed after being bitten by sharks in what looks set to be a year of higher than usual deaths from the ocean predators.Two surfers, a scuba diver, a […]
- Lockdown and the Rhino Poaching Crisis 2nd June 2020According to the International Rhino Foundation, three rhino are killed every day from poaching. The southern white rhino has a population estimate from the IUCN Red List of just 10,000 mature individuals. Whilst... The post Lockdown and the Rhino Poaching Crisis appeared first on Wildlife Articles.
- White Tailed Eagles Reintroduced To England 8th May 2020The white-tailed eagle, once driven to extinction in the UK, have now returned. The last pair of known white tailed eagles bred on Culver Cliff on the Isle of Wight in 1780, although these birds were spotted in Scotland up until around 1916. A combination of hunting and extensive habitat destruction wiped these creatures out. […]
- Bug Mums- The Invertebrates that Invest in Motherhood 22nd March 2020When we consider maternal care in the animal kingdom, we tend to hold up mammals and birds as shining examples, whilst regarding reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates as absolving responsibility, leaving their eggs to... The post Bug Mums- The Invertebrates that Invest in Motherhood appeared first on Wildlife Articles.