In a story similar to the plot of the film Castaway starring Tom Hanks, Jose Ivan was found on the atoll having floated 8,000 miles from Mexico
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Friday 24 July 2009
Lonesome George, the world's most inveterate bachelor, may finally be about to settle down.
Sunday 05 July 2009
Thursday 12 March 2009
Marine biologists believe they have solved a long-standing puzzle: what do endangered loggerhead turtles get up to in their early years, after hatching on an Australian beach?
Sunday 08 March 2009
Saturday 20 December 2008
Q. Our family would love to see turtle hatchlings in the wild. Do you have any idea of how far and when we would have to travel to be guaranteed to see them? We don't want there to be only "a good chance" of seeing them. L Baxter, via email
Saturday 13 December 2008
I have recently taken on a four-year-old tortoise from a friend who didn't want it any more. I'm getting to grips with him but am confused about when or whether he needs to go into hibernation. Help!
Tobi Leopold, Hayling Island
Thursday 27 November 2008
Sunday 24 August 2008
"A writer needs a strong passion to change things," asserts Roger Deakin in his "Notebooks", as he eloquently probes the poignant roots of his own fascination with trees. A sense of urgency pervades these evocative essays, stories and photographs; we must change our appreciation of the delicate environments in which we live, cease damaging and instead preserve and cultivate their beauty – which might first mean improving ourselves.
Saturday 28 June 2008
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Wednesday 26 March 2008
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Thursday 07 February 2008
Large marine turtles native to warm waters have been stranded around the British Isles in the past six weeks. Conservationists say anyone finding one alive should contact specialist rescuers as the animals can often be nursed back to health.
Sunday 20 January 2008
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Saturday 10 November 2007
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 2 Katie Hopkins and The Sun editor David Dinsmore reported to police for incitement to racial hatred following migrant boat column
- 3 Giorgio Armani criticises the way some gay men dress saying 'a man has to be a man'