The birds' beauty belies their often menacing and destructive nature
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Thursday 02 May 2013
Wednesday 24 April 2013
Fans of Sir David Attenborough are in for a tweet after the veteran broadcaster signed up to present a new series devoted to birdsong.
Sunday 21 April 2013
Finally, someone has found a way to combine sex and smartphones with more sophistication than a fuzzy sext you later regret. Fundawear – a prototype conception from Durex Australia – adds an extra dimension to long-distance lovemaking through the use of hi-tech vibrating underwear that can be wirelessly stimulated via a mobile app.
Wednesday 17 April 2013
An entire generation of seabirds could be wiped out on a section of the British coastline after hundreds were found dead last week, wildlife authorities have warned.
Wildlife charities renew calls for oil additive PIB to be reclassified after deaths of hundreds of seabirds in Cornwall, Devon and Dorset
Wednesday 17 April 2013
A wildlife charity has renewed calls for oil additive PIB to be reclassified by the International Maritime Organisation to prohibit discharges at sea after “a whole generation of seabirds” died.
Monday 15 April 2013
Peregrine Falcons are protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act and the company can not legally access the mast until any chicks had fledged
Saturday 13 April 2013
Dawn blooms and stirs the trees of Abernethy Forest into life. This far north, winter still battles spring for the primeval ground. Mist hangs between incalculable ranks of pines; silver light spills and glimmers over a deep carpet of green moss, russet blaeberry and frost-tipped ling. A waist-high ants' nest bubbles from the ground. From the corner of my eye, a pine bough appears to ripple as a red squirrel skitters along. Then the birds strike up: coal tits, a greenfinch and, from somewhere imperceptible in the thin fog, the cork-popping aria of a male capercaillie.
Friday 12 April 2013
Dozens of birds have been recovered from beaches in the south west covered in an oily substance, three months after more than 300 birds were affected by oil pollution, suspected to have seeped from chemical tankers.
Thursday 11 April 2013
Bird flu is threatening to throw KFC's owner Yum Brands, the biggest foreign fast-food chain operator in China, off its 11-year course of double-digit profit growth.
Wednesday 10 April 2013
Remains of 8 malnourished stone curlews recently back from Africa and Spain found in Norfolk, Suffolk and Wiltshire
Friday 29 March 2013
The coach and rail operator National Express has hiked the size of the potential bonuses it pays its chief executive and finance director despite a slump in annual profits.
Sunday 24 March 2013
British-owned island takes drastic action to stop animals destroying native habitat
Saturday 16 March 2013
A bird-brained philosophy of science
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Conservationists object to housing in one of UK's key habitats for the birds
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Ready meals containing horse DNA may still be on sale despite a product recall, trading standards officials have said.
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