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A Quick Guide to- the Common Cockchafer

  The common cockchafer, Melolontha melolontha, is a rather large beetle that flies about noisily, emitting a loud whirring noise. It is more commonly known as the May Bug and it gets this...

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Badgers and Cognitive Dissonance

Another badger cull debate The UK government’s policy of culling badgers as part of tackling bovine tuberculosis (bTB) was debated in parliament for a second time on 27 March 2017 (Transcript/Video). What was...

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Angling To Damage

Before we get down to the nitty gritty of this article, the first point I should make is that in no way am I accusing any individual or group of causing intentional damage....

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Something To Mink About

It’s early morning. The river is flowing silent and flat. A heron stands patiently by the waterside as a kingfisher flits by, calling out across the water. The cormorants are collecting in their...

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The Curlew Crisis

The Curlew. Latin name Numenius arquata. The largest wading bird in Europe, the Curlew can be seen all year round in the UK, on the moorlands and uplands in the breeding season and on the estuaries...

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Fox Hunting: Pursuing the Inedible

Sitting in a rowing boat on the sparkling river, we sat trying to catch our breath after doing a practice 4 kilometre race piece. Gazing up the riverbank, where the bright sun illuminated...

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Respect Not Persecution

When we talk of villains and evil characters there is undoubtably a plethora of individuals and personalities who spring to mind for different people. Personally, I might think of The Joker, Maleficent, Dracula, Hannibal...

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