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Sharp rise in Florida manatee deaths as algal blooms hasten food depletion

Environmental groups in Florida are warning that unusually high numbers of manatee deaths in the first five months of the year, blamed in part on

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Bees give me a sense of calm: discovering nature in my back garden

Lockdown started, or reignited, a love of nature in many people. The RSPB reported a 70% increase in visitors to its website during the first

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A praying mantis: she bites into her mate’s head like an apple and cleans her face ‘like a cat’ | Helen Sullivan

When the female praying mantis is mating, she does not bite the head off the male with one swift snip: she chomps into it, like

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‘Novichok for insects’ may be approved for Scottish fish farms

The Scottish government appears ready to approve a banned insecticide blamed for destroying bee populations for use in Scottish salmon farms, according to internal documents

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Monkeys adopt ‘accent’ of other species when in shared territory – study

Monkeys will use the “accent” of another species when they enter its territory to enhance communication, much like a British person living in the US

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Green growth: the save-the-mangrove scheme reaping rewards for women in Kenya

Kenya’s mangroves have been harvested for centuries, the timber used in shipbuilding and for ornate doors and furniture as well as shipped across the Indian

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Fire money: how Indigenous land management is transforming Arnhem Land

The rains have finished in Arnhem Land. The humid, tropical air is cooling and the prevailing wind has swung to the north-east. In the Kunwinjku

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Jersey becomes ‘ark’ for endangered lizards rescued from oil spill

Endangered reptiles rescued from Mauritian islands that were contaminated by a devastating oil spill have bred successfully in captivity for the first time, raising hopes

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Big cats seized by US authorities from Tiger King zoo in Oklahoma

US authorities have seized 68 big cats from an Oklahoma animal park that featured in the 2020 Netflix series Tiger King, the Department of Justice