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The May E-Bulletin ("Biodiversity News in Norfolk"): available to DOWNLOAD NOW (27/05/16)

Download and read no. 54 here. 

 A collection of interesting biodiversity news from May (27/05/16)

 UK Weeds show ability to adapt fast in foreign environment. The Guardian 28 Apr 2016 'Sleepless slugs' on rise, say experts. BBC Environment 29 Apr 2016 How well do you know British wildlife? The Guardian 1 May 2016 Welsh biologist Carl Jones wins top environmental award. The Guardian 4 May 2016 Brownsea Island red squirrel leprosy study. BBC News 9 May 2016 Revealed: the dangerous wild animals kept on UK private property. The Guardian 23 May 2016 Beavers released into Devon river in bid to boost gene pool. The Guardian 26 May 2016

WORLD - TERRESTRIAL Cecil's legacy: could the death of one lion start a conservation movement? The Guardian 27 Apr 2016 Leopards have lost 75% of their historical habitat. The Guardian 4 May 2016 Europe to crack down on wildlife smugglers to protect rare lizard species. The Guardian 5 May 2016 Australia quietly adds 49 species to threatened and endangered lists. The Guardian 7 May 2016 Google Images 'as good as fieldwork' for studying animal colour. The Guardian 11 May 2016 28% of US bees wiped out this winter, suggesting bigger environmental issues. The Guardian 11 May 2016 Shrinking birds pays the bill for Arctic warming. BBC Environment 13 May 2016 Man-eating crocodiles surface in Florida swamps. The Guardian 22 May 2016 Poland starts logging primeval Bialowieza forest despite protests. The Guardian 25 May 2016

WORLD - MARINE Great Barrier Reef: devastating images tell story of coral colonies' destruction. The Guardian 11 May 2016 Rare whale found on Australian beach believed to be evolutionary throwback. The Guardian 15 May 2016 Brewery invents edible six-pack rings to save hundreds of thousands of marine animals' lives. The Independent 20 May 2016 Squids and octopuses thrive as 'weeds of the sea' warm to hotter oceans. The Guardian 23 May 2016

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The April E-Bulletin ("Biodiversity News in Norfolk"): available to DOWNLOAD NOW (03/05/16)

Download and read no. 53 here. 

A collection of interesting biodiversity news from April (03/05/16)

TERRESTRIAL FAA aims to save millions of birds by changing static red airport lights. The Guardian 24 Mar 2016 Bison to return to Montana after 140 years in the Canadian wilderness. The Guardian 28 Mar 2016 Tests find trees tolerant to olive tree killer pathogen. BBC Environment 29 Mar 2016 Giant remote-controlled beetles and 'biobot' insects could replace drones. The Telegraph 30 Mar 2016 The birds soaring because of climate change - and why that has scientists worried. The Independent 31 Mar 2016 Soil crisis brought about by climate change may hit global food production, claims alarming new research. The Independent 5 Apr 2016 Tigers declared extinct in Cambodia. The Guardian 6 Apr 2016 First Sumatran rhino found in Borneo in 40 years has died. The Guardian 6 Apr 2016 Gibralter ends annual balloon release on environmental grounds. The Guardian 7 Apr 2016 Last hope for great apes is vaccination against the rapid onslaught of disease. The Guardian 10 Apr 2016 Tiny birds tracked on mammoth Sahara flight. BBC Environment 13 Apr 2016 New species of Manus Island rat named after detainees in 'solidarity' gesture. The Guardian 13 Apr 2016 Bat-sound library tracks biodiversity. BBC Environment 14 Apr 2016 More moose on the loose in a warmer Alaska. BBC Environment 14 Apr 2016 Great monarch butterfly migration mystery solved. BBC Environment 14 Apr 2016 Australian night parrot legend lives on but bird remains as elusive as ever. The Guardian 16 Apr 2016 Northern quolls released into Kakadu in bid to save species from extinction. The Guardian 22 Apr 2016 Rise in CO2 has 'greened Planet Earth'. BBC ENvironment 25 APr 2016 Thousands of corroboree frog eggs released in fight to save endangered species. The Guardian 26 Apr 2016 'Human swan' Sacha Dench to join 4,500-mile migration. BBC News 26 Apr 2016 Monserrat's last two mountain chicken frogs to be reunited to save species. The Guardian 27 Apr 2016

MARINE Great Barrier Reef: aerial survey reveals extent of coral bleaching. The Guardian 25 Mar 2016 Diving scientists record 'cloud' of thousands of swarming crabs. The Guardian 12 Apr 2016 Great Barrier Reef: Half of natural wonder is 'dead or dying' and it is on the brink of extinction, scientists say. The Independent 20 Apr 2016 Vietnam investigates mass fish deaths. The Guardian 21 Apr 2016

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