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Big Garden Birdwatch 2014

Originally posted on Green Living London:
Pic: RSPB More than half a million people are expected to be watching their garden birds the weekend (25-26 January), for the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch. It’s the biggest wildlife survey in the world…

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Big Spawn Count 2013

argylesock says… Back in January, I urged people to take part in the Big Spawn Count. It was cold then. Now that spring is coming to Britain at last, the amphibians are spawning. If you see spawn you might like … Continue reading

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Australia’s Native Frogs Fight With Cane Toads Successfully

Originally posted on Ann Novek( Luure)–With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors:
BBC News2013-03-07: The tadpoles of Australia‘s native frogs can outcompete invasive toads, scientists say. The toads are considered a threat to Australian wildlife, leading…

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Pesticides kill frogs

argylesock says… Another reason to contribute to the Great Spawn Count. A few years from now, will there be amphibian spawn to count? Here’s the science. I trust the journal it’s in – part of the well respected Nature Publishing … Continue reading

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Coming to a pond near you… close encounters of the amphibian kind

If you’re in Britain, Pond Conservation invites you to the Big Spawn Count 2013. It sounds very easy to join in. When spawning season begins, in the spring, you’re invited to count how many clumps of spawn are laid and … Continue reading

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