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Mauritius oil spill threatens wildlife and protests call for government resignation

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Eleanor Norton examines the recent oil spill in Mauritius and protests fuelled by a controversial government response...

Scientists propose an innovative new biodiversity target

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After shortfalls in tackling the biodiversity crisis, and an increase in pressure to save threatened species, environmental policy experts have teamed up to propose a new...

The global fight against Earth’s sixth mass extinction

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Given the biodiversity crisis faced by our planet, conservation has never been so important. Currently, we are undergoing biodiversity decline at a rate of tens to hundreds of...

New study to investigate traffic’s impact on hedgehogs

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Elizabeth Meade on a study from NTU on the impact of traffic on hedgehogs...

Polyethylene Fish For Supper

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Rachel Makinson draws inspiration from ocean pollution in this week's Poembox submission...

UK Wildlife faces down the threat of extinction

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A recent report released by the State of Nature has found that UK wildlife is now changing at a rate quicker than ever, with over half of the 7000 species studied experiencing...

Acorn’t believe it! Red squirrel population stable in North East

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Northumberland Wildlife Trust have released their seventh annual report which reveals that numbers of red squirrels across the North of England are stable. The study takes into...

David Attenborough’s new series Dynasties predicted to be a ‘roaring’ success

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Planet Earth II was a huge success. Dynasties is expected to share the same fate. ...

New Great Ape Species Discovered

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Science writer Ng Yi Min introduces us to our long lost relative....

Where the wild things are

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Wildlife is one of the top reasons I love travelling. There is, of course, the lure of delicious foods, fascinating culture and the chance to try out new thing but ultimately,...