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The challenge of invasive alien species

The challenge of invasive alien species Copyrighted image Credit: Jgade | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Dec 2014
Invasive species are a growing challenge: causing damage to species, ecosystems and people.

Raising humpback whale calves

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Raising humpback whale calves Creative commons image Credit: The Open University
Updated 21 Oct 2014
Among the Hawaiian islands, researcher Dr Rachel Cartwright observes humpback whales and their calves in their breeding area.

String of sausages lichen

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String of sausages lichen Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jan 2013
Could this unusually named lichen be making a comeback?

The Greenland white-fronted goose

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The Greenland white-fronted goose Creative commons image Credit: Greenland White Fronted Goose / Hilary Chambers / CC BY-ND 2.0
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 07 Dec 2012
Waterfowl expert Tony Fox talks to Saving Species about a goose that has been on conservation concern for many years.

Tracking bats by Blagdon Lake

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Tracking bats by Blagdon Lake Copyrighted image Credit: Nigel Milbourne
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Oct 2012
Daniel Hargreaves takes the Saving Species team for a nighttime visit to the bats of Blagdon.

Raptor conservation in the UK

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Raptor conservation in the UK Creative commons image Credit: Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus - Albanella reale) / Lorenzo Magnis / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Oct 2012
Birds of prey are a spectacular sight, and they have become more abundant in the UK. What effect does this have on the prey populations?

Southern oak bush cricket: The hitch-hiking insect

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Southern oak bush cricket: The hitch-hiking insect Creative commons image Credit: Work found at http://en.wikipedia.org/ / CC BY-SA 3.0
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Oct 2012
The southern oak bush cricket is spreading across the UK—possibly by vehicle! The OU's David Robinson explains all to Saving Species's Brett...

British bats: What's happening to their habitat?

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British bats: What's happening to their habitat? Creative commons image Credit: Veins In The Membrane / Taro Taylor / CC BY-NC 2.0
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Sep 2012
Bat expert John Altringham discusses his fascination with bats and the implications of habitat destruction

Glow worms: Britain's brightest beetle

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Glow worms: Britain's brightest beetle Copyrighted image Credit: Devon Wildlife Trust
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Sep 2012
Steve Hussey from the Devon Wildlife Trust discusses glow worms, their habitat, and the impacts on their population