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Humans are threatening one million species with extinction

A new global assessment by the United Nations highlights the devastating collapse of our biodiversity as a result of human activity and...

New Species of Ancient Human Discovered in a Cave in the Philippines

Bones and fossil teeth found in Callao Cave in the Philippines are believed to be from a previously unidentified species related to modern...

Norfolk council agree to remove anti-bird nets after pressure from the RSPB

Sections of anti-bird netting placed along Bacton Cliffs in Norfolk are due to be removed following pressure from wildlife groups, including...

White-tailed sea eagles to return to England

Natural England has issued a licence to release up to 60 white-tailed sea eagles on the Isle of Wight over the next...

Romeo, the world’s loneliest frog, finds his Juliet

Romeo, the Sehuencas water frog, was believed to be the last of his kind, having spent the last 10 years alone...

A new home for one of the rarest ducks in the world

The Madagascar pochard, believed to be extinct for 15 years, has been brought back from the brink and given a new...

Videos

Pink Pigeon – A Conservation Success Story

From just nine individuals left in the wild in 1990, the pink pigeon has made a remarkable recovery, thanks to the hard...

Working with giant tortoises

Having loved reptiles ever since I was a little girl, getting the opportunity to work with giant tortoises was very much a...

Exploring Ile Aux Aigrettes

Ile Aux Aigrettes was the very first place I visited when I landed in Mauritius, and by that I mean it was...

Reviews

Documentary: The Islands And The Whales

Setting the scene among the darkened waters and jagged cliff faces of the Faroe Islands, The Islands and the Whales tells the fascinating story...

Book: Owls by Marianne Taylor

Owls is a beautiful photographic encyclopedia of all 225 recognised species of owl found across the world from the Arctic tundra of northern Greenland...

Book: Foxes Unearthed by Lucy Jones

It was late afternoon towards the end of February. I was on the train travelling from Leeds to Manchester, my nose buried in Lucy...

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