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A collection of interesting biodiversity news from July (31/07/17)

Marine

Elephant seals 'recognise vocal rhythm'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-40668649#

Terrestrial

Woodland planted on family farm in Hockwold cum Wilton nominated for national Woodland Trust award
http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/woodland-planted-on-family-farm-in-hockwold-cum-wilton-nominated-for-national-woodland-trust-award-1-5105612

Meet the thistle propagator-in-chief
Blackwater, Norfolk Pollinated flowers means more plants next year – and more thistles means more bees
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jul/18/meet-thistle-propagator-chief-country-diary

Race against time in north Norfolk to record wildlife in 24 hours
http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/environment/race-against-time-in-north-norfolk-to-record-wildlife-in-24-hours-1-5112471

Duck and duckling in care at the RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre after being drenched in engine oil
http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/environment/duck-and-ducking-in-care-at-the-rspca-east-winch-wildlife-centre-after-being-drenched-in-engine-oil-1-5114083

Owl hands on deck! East Winch Wildlife Centre takes in surge of baby owls
http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/environment/owl-hands-on-deck-east-winch-wildlife-centre-takes-in-surge-of-baby-owls-1-5107942

Scottish osprey chicks moved to Spain
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-40641909#

Back from the near-dead – the charismatic butcher bird
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jul/16/red-backed-shrike-charismatic-butcher-bird-birdwatch

Alien species invasions and global warming a 'deadly duo', warn scientists
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jul/25/alien-species-invasions-and-global-warming-a-deadly-duo-warn-scientists

Bioluminescent termite mounds lure insects to their death
https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23531340-500-bioluminescent-termite-mounds-lure-insects-to-their-death/

Restoring Estonian alvar grasslands to save unique species
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2141576-restoring-estonian-alvar-grasslands-to-save-unique-species/

A collection of interesting biodiversity news from June (05/07/17) 

Two-headed porpoise caught in fishing net is first ever found
 
River Yare kayak tour gives unique perspective on natural world
 
Large-scale study 'shows neonic pesticides harm bees'
 
Cub photo raises hope for Europe’s rarest and largest wild cat
 
Birds use cigarette butts for chemical warfare against ticks
 
Chris Packham: learning to love slugs will help garden wildlife bloom
 
Frog evolution linked to dinosaur asteroid strike