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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 the RSPB. North Norfolk District Council put up the nets to prevent sand martins nesting on the cliffs, and instead encourage them to nest further along the coast. Concerns were raised that the netting posed a significant risk to

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Land iguanas reintroduced to Galapagos island

1,436 Galapagos land iguanas have been reintroduced to Santiago Island after being absent for almost 200 years. The release comes as part of a project to increase numbers of these endemic iguana, and as a wider initiative to restore the biodiversity of Santiago. The land iguanas (Conolophus subcristatus) were transferred from North Seymour Island at the end of last year

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10 amazing facts about penguins

There are numerous different reasons as to why penguins are such awesome animals. Their entertaining personalities and resilience to extreme weather certainly makes them a favourite among wildlife enthusiasts. However, climate change poses an increasing threat to many of their populations, with severe losses reported across many large colonies. As today is penguin awareness day, it is the perfect time

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Interview with Rohit Singh, WWF Wildlife Law Enforcement Specialist

Rohit Singh works tirelessly to support rangers and protect wildlife from poachers as a law enforcement specialist for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). His mission is to strengthen enforcement levels in protected areas and to coordinate efforts among government officials, field staff, and the WWF. He is also the President of Ranger Federation Asia where he helps to oversee

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