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The August E-Bulletin ("Biodiversity News in Norfolk"): available to DOWNLOAD NOW (30/08/16)

Download and read no. 57 here. 


A collection of interesting biodiversity news from August (30/08/16)


Scientists find Luca, a single-cell, bacterium-like organism that is the common ancestor of all life on Earth

Caribbean island launches plan to remove invasive rats and goats

Last woolly mammoths 'died of thirst'

How a huge school of sharks 'flips the food pyramid'

Elephant killings in Africa 'stabilise' but threat continues

Leading insecticide cuts bee sperm by almost 40%, study shows

Environmental records shattered as climate change 'plays out before us'

Lion 'on the loose in Cornwall' sparks police hunt

New research shows penguins will suffer in a warming world

India flooding: 21 rare one-horned rhinos drown in monsoon floods

How this majestic British bird was saved from the brink of extinction

'Red gene' in birds, turtles suggests dinosaurs had bird-like color vision

Cat scat: Research examines food habits of snow leopards

Radar tracking reveals the 'life stories' of bumblebees as they forage for food

Wild New Caledonian crows possess tool-craft talent

90-year-old tortoise rescued from rubbish tip after 2.5 hour hunt through 1,000 bin bags

Elephants are the end of a 60 million year lineage – the last of the megaherbivores

Hundreds of tiny Montserrat tarantulas hatch in zoo

Kew Gardens in race to collect and preserve Madagascar's seeds

Wallabies flourishing in the wild on Isle of Man

Conjoined baby turtle saved by Italian marine biologists

Water voles: National Trust releasing 100 in Yorkshire Dales

Sea snails could save Great Barrier Reef from starfish

Study identifies key species which act as warning signs of ecosystem collapse

Most nations lack ability to deal with invasive species

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The July E-Bulletin ("Biodiversity News in Norfolk"): available to DOWNLOAD NOW (27/07/16)

Download and read no. 56 here. 


A collection of interesting biodiversity news from July (27/07/16)


Whale and winghead sharks move step closer to extinction 

Australia's vast kelp forests devastated by marine heatwave, study reveals

Massive mangrove die-off on Gulf of Carpentaria worst in the world, says expert

UN: Global fish consumption per capita hits record high

Vietnam blames toxic waste water from steel plant for mass fish deaths

Increasing ocean acidity could impact fish spawning


Trees rely on a range of strategies to hunt for nutrient hot spots

Why do islands give rise to such unusual creatures?

Scientists warn of 'unsafe' decline in biodiversity

GPS tags reveal the secret life of urban gulls

'Three centuries' to catalogue all Amazon tree species

African wildlife officials appalled as EU opposes a total ban on ivory trade

US army veteran rescues bald eagle trapped in a tree

Tim the Kenyan elephant seeks out human help after being hurt by spear

Japanese knotweed panic spread by council websites is causing gardeners to break the law

Your chance to sponsor a satellite-tagged study cuckoo - for £3,000

How did things get so bad for hedgehogs? Here's how to save them

How is the unpredictable weather affecting our wildlife?

2016 could be worst year on record for British butterflies, experts warn

Dragonflies, ladybirds and sloe gin under threat from soggy British summer

Hottest ever June marks 14th month of record-breaking temperatures