Author: kamperchris

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Lead poisoning of British birds

We all know the story about the Romans poisoning themselves because of their ingenious use of lead water pipes. This ingenuity ultimately resulted in their demise. Although lead is a strong pliable metal,...

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Sediment from rivers and dredgers block out sunlight choking reefs to death

Coral Reefs Part 1: Blocking out the sun

Coral reefs are some of the most spectacular natural wonders anyone can see. The colours, species and types of fish are breath-taking; the vibrancy, colours and structures of corals found in them is...

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Turtle Dove

Turtle Doves facing extinction

There has been significant outrage lately focused on our sea birds and to some extent our raptors. What about our resident land birds? One in particular that has fallen into difficulty is the iconic Turtle...

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