Daubenton's bat (c) British WaterwaysBats thrive on British waterways

Bat sightings along our waterways have increased by 9%, according to the British Waterways' annual wildlife survey.

Grey seal pupWhy spend 60 years studying seals?

A 60-year study of grey seals in the Farne Islands has revealed valuable insights into the animals' lives and the health of our seas, say researchers.

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