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A collection of interesting biodiversity news from August (01/09/17)
Marine
 
Seals going swimmingly in the greater Thames estuary
 
Terrestrial
 
Review: Talk with BBC Planet Earth II producer Chadden Hunter
 
Heighham Holmes nature reserve near Martham to hold open day and snail racing
 
Third sighting of elusive Purple Emperor butterfly in north Norfolk
 
Norfolk cuckoos play valuable role in satellite tracking project
 
Sally, the BBC Autumnwatch harrier has been illegally killed, RSPB fear
 
Wader spectacle gets under way at Snettisham in Norfolk
 
This parrot is on the edge, but there’s hope it won’t be an ‘ex’
 
Cricket's summer song making a comeback
 
Colonies expand for the treetop emperor
 
Viewpoint: Is there such a thing as 'flying ant day'?
 
Red Admiral spotting: desperately seeking a British butterfly revival
 
Flowers to bring a buzz to the garden
 
Ditch the fuchsia to boost British wildlife, says Royal Horticultural Society
 
Ken Thompson: Plants for Bugs is good for everyone
 
What's really the point of wasps?
 
Bat conservation is open to everyone, even city nature-phobes
 
Pollination threatened by artificial light
 
Penguin feathers record migration route
 
Scientists split over snow leopard status
 
Large non-native species like donkeys can boost biodiversity
 
Pollination threatened by artificial light
 
Penguin feathers record migration route
 
Rare Canadian oriole to fly thousands of miles back home – on passenger jet
 
 

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/

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