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The January E-Bulletin ("Biodiversity News in Norfolk"): available to DOWNLOAD NOW (26/01/17)

Download and read no. 61 here. 

A collection of interesting biodiversity news from January (26/01/17)


Meet the crab with the 'mighty claw'

Seal studies reveal secret life

What lies beneath: discovering surprising jewels in the North Sea

Rare Antarctic beetle find delights

Seals hunt down hidden fish by sensing their breath in the sand

Whales talk to each other by slapping out messages on water

Fish have evolved to survive toxic waste that would normally kill them

Obama to create world's largest protected marine area off Hawaii

World's oldest known killer whale Granny dies


Ants craft tiny sponges to dip into honey and carry it home

Fire ants could become Australia's worst pest, experts warn

Urbanisation signal detected in evolution, study shows

Extinct giant goose used its wings to fight rather than fly

Mysterious fossils find place on the tree of life

Dragon lizards fly by grabbing their fold-up wings with ‘hands’

How parents divide their duties

Planet Earth II: Nine things we learned from the series

Birds migrating earlier as temperatures rise

Ash tree genome sequenced for first time

Bumblebee numbers hit by 'unsettled decade'

Headlight beetle's glowing path caught in time-lapse photo

Warming world harming insects' reproduction, says study

Appeal for towels and blankets to help influx of hedgehogs

Call for help as west Norfolk RSPCA centre is inundated with hedgehogs

Nature lovers to protect rare Lakenham lizard colony

The creatures that defy what we think we know about plants and animals

Foxes may confuse predators by rubbing themselves in puma scent

'Rat explosion' threatens sooty terns on Ascension Island after cat cull

Zoology news: November’s animal antics from around the globe – in pictures

Why plants eat faeces when they could eat flesh

'Beautiful' dinosaur tail found preserved in amber

World's largest reindeer herd plummets

Reindeer shrinking in size due to warmer Arctic temperatures

Cheetahs heading towards extinction as population crashes

Feral cats now cover 99.8% of Australia

Primate tool-use: Chimpanzees make drinking sticks

Lost British birdsong discovered in New Zealand birds

Alien bird risk from pet trade

Alien-like creatures emerge in central Australia following heavy rains

Australia's bees and wasps revealed to be as dangerous as its snakes

Primates facing 'extinction crisis'

Rare golden eagle spotted in south Norfolk

The 10 species most at risk from climate change

Birders flock to Thetford industrial estate to spot migratory gulls

A place in the country: meet the new woodlanders


The Winter E-Bulletin ("Biodiversity News in Norfolk"): available to DOWNLOAD NOW (24/10/16)

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A collection of interesting biodiversity news from November (24/11/16)

Emerging masterplan for the Broads will focus on protecting the waterways ‘special qualities’ after Brexit

Tarantulas, scorpions and centipedes - thousands of insects could go on display if Norfolk insect zoo dream becomes a reality

Happy Halloween for tiny long-eared bat trapped in King’s Lynn house

Shark detection buoys set for trial in New South Wales

'Bionic' plants can detect explosives

DNA clues to how chipmunk earned its stripes

Two-headed sharks are becoming more common and no one knows why

Rise in atmospheric CO2 slowed by green vegetation

Climate change is changing nature so much it may need ‘human-assisted evolution’, scientists say

Bear with tin can stuck in its mouth 'a litter warning'

BP Deepwater Horizon oil in land-animal food chain

Climate changing "too fast" for species

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