Author: Charlotte Rixon

Koala bear

Koalas have unique noses

Koala bears can be identified by their unique noses, according to new research by an Australian walking tour company. Janine Duffy of Echidna Walkabout, which is partnered with UK wildlife charity Care for the...

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grass snake, RSPB

Snakes join RSPB wildlife survey

The RSPB will be asking members of the public to keep their eyes peeled for grass snakes and slow worms, as well as birds and other wildlife, during the next Big Garden Birdwatch on...

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Badger

True cost of badger cull revealed

Defra has calculated the cost of the controversial 2013 badger cull at £6.3 million but failed to include an extra £3.5 million spent on policing the operation, say wildlife charities. Government data leaked to...

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Sponsor a sapling campaign

Community forest crowdfunds trees

A community forest in the Scottish Highlands is aiming to raise £5,500 to reforest a storm damaged area through an innovative crowdfunding campaign. For £20 each, members of the public can ‘Sponsor a Sapling’...

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