wildlife news

Two of the chicks hatched and were fed before Odin disappeared
A well-known osprey nest in the Cairngorms has failed.
The Global Seed Bank is located in Svalbard
Millions of seeds in ‘Doomsday’ vault safe after permafrost melts 
A flame shell on a maerl bed with red and green seaweeds
Conservationists hope rare flame shell seabeds can be returned to their natural state after damage caused by dredging. 
Racer snakes watch and wait for hatching marine iguanas to emerge
Planet Earth II’s thrilling footage beats Game of Thrones and Strictly Come Dancing to win TV’s Must-See Moment award. 
Ximena Velez-Liendo from Bolivia undertaking fieldwork
The ‘Green Oscars’ celebrate the vital work of six conservationists.
Black-tailed godwit chick in the wild
Eggs collected from the wild from rare wading birds have now hatched in captivity.
A narwhal surfacing for breath in the Arctic
Biologists have been given new insights into the behaviour of one of the world’s most mysterious whales. 
The inaugural winner of Pop Idol will feature on a BBC Radio Four programme celebrating International Dawn Chorus Day.
David Attenborough speaking at a World Land Trust event
The renowned broadcaster opposed plans to build a road bridge in a Borneon wildlife sanctuary. 
Gammarus fossarum has been discovered in the UK using eDNA
A previously undetected decapod has been discovered using DNA techniques. 
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