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Specieswatch: the secret lives of moles
Despite often being an unwanted presence, moles remain remarkably resilient

Paul Brown

26, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: lessons from a late friend’s 30 years of record-keeping
Barry kept tabs on the weather in Buckinghamshire – and his snow and air frost data show a downward trend

Paul Brown

22, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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High cost of electricity exposes UK energy policy failings
Some people who turned away from fossil fuels are paying a high price for their commitment

Paul Brown

06, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: when rivers froze over in 1795
The temperature barely rose above 0C in an icy, stormy English winter

Paul Brown

01, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Specieswatch: 10 to 15 ruddy ducks left in UK after Europe-wide cull
Introduced from North America in the 1940s, they became a threat to the endangered white-headed duck

Paul Brown

22, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: 18-hour rescue of fishing boat amid Storm Arwen
Tynemouth lifeboat launched in 90mph winds and 6-metre high swells

Paul Brown

14, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: why do some still think climate change isn’t real?
Despite the scientific evidence, psychologists remain puzzled why denial of global warming still exists

Paul Brown

02, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Specieswatch: after escaping a trap, killer shrimp is here to stay
Efforts to contain the non-native invader failed and it has spread all over England and Wales’s waterways

Paul Brown

24, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How wind direction changed the course of English history in 1688
Change to easterly wind enabled William of Orange to land in Devon and oust James II

Paul Brown

16, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Questions remain over the UK’s nuclear power plans
No other country taking part in Cop26 is relying on multiple new reactors to get to net zero by 2050

Paul Brown

02, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Uncertain future for Bechstein’s bat colony in Hampshire
One of Britain’s biggest colonies lives in ancient trees in Havant, where developers want to build hundreds of homes

Paul Brown

27, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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England’s wind energy potential remains untapped
Despite overwhelming support for onshore windfarms, planning rules mean it is possible for only one person to prevent development

Paul Brown

19, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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