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An image of a rare pine marten has been taken proving the animal does inhabit the North York Moors. The creature was once common across Britain but is now confined mainly to northern Scotland. It was captured on a wildlife camera trap run by the Yorkshire Pine Martin project in partnership with the Forestry Commission. […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption MPs are calling for greater protection for ancient woodland, including an inventory The amount of new woodland created in England last year amounts to under 700 hectares, an area little bigger than London’s Olympic Park. This falls far short of yearly targets needed to plant 11 million trees by […]
Image copyright MeteoSwiss Image caption The Eiger is crisp and clear on the days when the Foehn blows It’s common to hear people say that weather affects their health. Many, for example, claim that joint pain, the increased twinge of an arthritic knee perhaps, is a sure sign that cold wet weather is on the […]