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An urban life aquatic

Newts, diving beetles, shrimp – a project in Inverness has found that the city’s drainage systems are home to a surprising array of aquatic wildlife. The year-long study, funded by SNH and the Highland Council, builds on previous work which … Continue reading

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Here be dragons

Dave Pickett, who looks after Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve, follows his introduction to this central-belt gem with a short piece looking at one resident in particular – the lizard. Sometimes when you visit a nature reserve it can be … Continue reading

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Newt homes for great crested Highlanders

In 2007 a Black Isle dog walker noticed a strange looking newt. A few months later, also on the Black Isle in the Highlands, a schoolboy discovered a great crested newt breeding site. Before this, there were only a dozen … Continue reading

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