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US and UK Citizens Worse for Plastic Use

Plastic is in the news again. Unsurprisingly, the UK is one of the worst for plastic. There is currently a lot of focus on single use plastics, which is great, but are we missing something? I’ve talked before of how plastic shouldn’t be in… Continue Reading “US and UK Citizens Worse for Plastic Use”

Single Use Plastic vs Ghost Plastics

Plastic is in the news again. Unsurprisingly, the UK is one of the worst for plastic. There is currently a lot of focus on single use plastics, which is great, but are we missing something? I’ve talked before of how plastic shouldn’t be in… Continue Reading “Single Use Plastic vs Ghost Plastics”

Shooting seals on the seashore

It is currently rather miserable weather and not the time that many humans will take to the beach. Happily this coincides with the grey seal “pupping” season where they haul out onto beaches and give birth to fuzzy little 14 kilogram pups. Most seal… Continue Reading “Shooting seals on the seashore”

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 does this mean for wildlife in the UK though? Well it… Continue Reading “Return of the Lamprey”

Fish eating spiders return

The fen raft spider is one of the largest spider species in Europe and the biggest in the UK. Until recently it was thought to be endangered in the UK but thanks to some introduction projects its numbers have increased. Spiders are commonly overlooked… Continue Reading “Fish eating spiders return”

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