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Science: Spineless? So go with the flow: The way invertebrates get carried away, it's amazing that streams have any life at all, says Malcolm Smith
Monday 21 February 1994
Being on the receiving end of a river in flood is no joke. Anyone who has had to swim across their living room attempting to avoid floating furniture can testify to that.
Wednesday 20 January 1993
More than 730 dead birds, three seals and three otters have been recovered after the Braer tanker disaster in Shetland. Sir Hector Monro, Under-Secretary of State at the Scottish Office, said a further 217 birds and five seals suffering from oil contamination had been found alive. A number of fish and marine invertebrates such as starfish and octopuses have been found dead on the tideline.
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