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Work to save Yorkshire’s last remaining freshwater pearl mussels

Microscopic young of the endangered freshwater pearl mussel were given a helping hand recently by conservationists from the North York Moors National Park and the Environment Agency. The work was carried out as part of the Esk Pearl Mussel and Salmon Recovery Project which aims to reverse the decline of Yorkshire’s last surviving population of […]

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Organic farming – the scientifically proven way of saving bees

The biggest ever review into whether organic farming benefits wildlife has taken place – and the findings are clear – organic farms have on average nearly a third more different species of wildlife. The researchers stated in the report that: “organic methods could undoubtedly play a major role in halting the continued loss of diversity […]

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