Tagged: Ecology

Woodland Wallabies

Arguably even more mythical than woodland fairies, are woodland wallabies. Having been imported to the U.K. for over a century to act as a popular attraction for many wildlife parks and zoos across...

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How Wildfires Affect Wildlife

The news often shows us images of areas devastated by wildfires. We see steaming forests and shells of homes, of course, but we rarely see how animals fare in the face of ecosystem...

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What Can Be Done About the Overpopulation of Mosquitos?

What Can Be Done About the Overpopulation of Mosquitos?

Mosquitos, commonly seen as a nuisance in most parts of the country, might be more dangerous than that designation implies. Due in part to global climate change and local fluctuations in temperature, certain...

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The Isle of Wight’s Deer in the Modern Era 1

The Isle of Wight’s Deer in the Modern Era 1

Populations of wild deer on the Isle of Wight have fluctuated since their re-appearance there after the end of the last ice age, with an apparent decline at the end of the 18th...

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International Shorebird Rescue

Guest post by Graham Appleton I am pleased that we hear so much about the effects of long-line fishing on albatrosses and the recovery programmes for vultures, decimated by anti-inflammatory drugs, but I would...

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