Tagged: England

White Tailed Eagles Reintroduced To England

The white-tailed eagle, once driven to extinction in the UK, have now returned. The last pair of known white tailed eagles bred on Culver Cliff on the Isle of Wight in 1780, although these birds were spotted in Scotland up until around 1916. A combination of hunting and extensive habitat destruction wiped these creatures out. Now, thanks to a joint project from the Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation Forestry England, they are being reintroduced back into England.

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Why trees prevent flooding

This article may be stating the obvious to many people but it seems like most people in the media don’t seem to relate land use with flooding. A quick scan of the news...

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Return of the Lamprey

An endangered species of fish known as the lamprey has returned to UK rivers for the first time since the 1800’s. ( although a dead lamprey was found in the Thames in  2009.) What...

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Hunting with dogs still a problem in Scotland

The Scottish government has recently published its 2013-2014 report on wildlife crime  (yes, it took them 8 months to write that). The report had some interesting findings, most importantly that wildlife crime has...

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