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

Download and read no. 60 here. 

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
http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/environment/emerging_masterplan_for_the_broads_will_focus_on_protecting_the_waterways_special_qualities_after_brexit_1_4767504?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social_Icon&utm_campaign=in_article_social_icons

Tarantulas, scorpions and centipedes - thousands of insects could go on display if Norfolk insect zoo dream becomes a reality
http://www.edp24.co.uk/business/tourism/tarantulas_scorpions_and_centipedes_thousands_of_insects_could_go_on_display_if_norfolk_insect_zoo_dream_becomes_a_reality_1_4764973?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social_Icon&utm_campaign=in_article_social_icons

Happy Halloween for tiny long-eared bat trapped in King’s Lynn house 
http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/environment/happy_halloween_for_tiny_long_eared_bat_trapped_in_king_s_lynn_house_1_4755163?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social_Icon&utm_campaign=in_article_social_icons

Shark detection buoys set for trial in New South Wales
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/30/shark-detection-buoys-set-for-trial-in-new-south-wales?CMP=share_btn_tw

'Bionic' plants can detect explosives
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-37823909

DNA clues to how chipmunk earned its stripes
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-37828673

Two-headed sharks are becoming more common and no one knows why
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/two-headed-shark-mutant-fish-more-common-genetic-a7395686.html

Rise in atmospheric CO2 slowed by green vegetation
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-37909361

Climate change is changing nature so much it may need ‘human-assisted evolution’, scientists say
http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change-global-warming-changing-nature-human-assisted-evolution-a7410286.html

Bear with tin can stuck in its mouth 'a litter warning'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-37982402

BP Deepwater Horizon oil in land-animal food chain
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-37988438

Climate changing "too fast" for species
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-38069358

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

Download and read no. 59 here. 

 

A collection of interesting biodiversity news from October (24/10/16)

Terrestrial 
Ducks go from ‘drab’ to ‘fab’ at Norfolk reserve
 
World famous bird trainer is coming to Fakenham
 
Record low number of British butterflies a 'shock and a mystery'
 
Swallows have taken their leave and the sky seems empty
 
New data shows 'staggering' extent of great ape trade
 
Romania bans trophy hunting of brown bears, wolves, lynx and wild cats
 
Virus stole poison genes from black widow spider
 
Spiders can 'tune' their webs to sound out plucky potential mates
 
Fossil sheds light on evolution of birdsong
 
Snow leopards: Numbers decline due to 'retaliation'
 
Does pinkies’ arrival herald a cold winter ahead in Norfolk?
 
Monkeys 'throw spanner' in our understanding of human evolution by accidentally making tools
 
Wild chimps filmed teaching their children how to use tools for first time
 
Rare birds thriving on Scilly Isles after scheme rids islands of rats
 
Foreign invaders infiltrate Britain’s ancient woodlands
 
Inner-city London children learn life lessons from the Norfolk countryside
 
Marine 
Great Barrier Reef scores D for health for fifth year in a row
 
Tide causes beach shelves from Gorleston to Scratby
 
Dolphin pictured killing porpoise by flipping it into air
 
On the line: call for Danish anglers to help catch escaped trout
 
The real Sharknado: how sharks deal with extreme weather