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Butterflies In The UK On The Decline Due To Wet Weather
2012-07-16 07:32:56

It isn’t just the Olympics that may suffer from the wet weather that UK residents are experiencing. The damp weather may impact the country’s Big Butterfly Count, an annual event run by charity Butterfly Conservation. It began on July 14th and runs through Aug. 5th.

Trackers Reveal Secrets of Cuckoo Migratory Patterns
2012-05-07 03:40:11

The first pair of five male cuckoos that were fitted with tracking devices by UK scientists last spring returned to England over the weekend, bringing with them new data about their annual migratory patterns.

2010-01-19 09:56:00

DETROIT, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cass Community Social Services (Cass) will further its commitment to the Detroit community and the environment on Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 9:00 am when it opens the doors to its Green Gym.

2008-11-19 13:41:05

Efforts are under way to try to save a plot of land described as one of Britain's top three habitats for insects from becoming a truck park and warehouse. A lawyer for Buglife -- the Invertebrate Conservation Trust -- has asked three judges to protect the more than 1,300 species of creepy-crawlies found in grassland at the West Thurnrock Marshes in Essex, the Times of London reported Wednesday.

2008-09-28 00:00:17

Bats, hares, badgers and birds have helped a farm win a national wildlife award. Dorrington Hall Farm, near Woore, has won the biodiversity prize at the Bayer CropScience and Farming and Countryside Education Awards.

2008-09-18 00:00:16

By LAURA DALE Pupils across Teignbridge are encouraging residents to hand over their old Yellow Pages directory for recycling.

2008-07-29 18:00:30

England's largest new native forest is to be created with the planting of 600,000 trees. The pounds 8.5 million project covering 850 acres in Hertfordshire will be bigger than Sherwood Forest.

2006-04-04 08:00:00

Britain's fledgling offshore wind power industry, offering itself as a key player in fighting global warming, appealed on Tuesday for more government money.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.