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Sealed Envelopes Hidden for 70 Years Reveal Nuclear Secrets
Offbeat  (tags: nuclear reactors, scientists, discovery, UK, secrets, technology )

- 3948 days ago -
Instructions on how to build a nuclear reactor have been revealed from five sealed envelopes that have lain hidden for almost 70 years.
Plea for Public Help in Tracking Down Rare UK Butterfly
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, butterfly, UK )

- 2793 days ago -
Conservationists in the Midlands are calling on the public to help expand the area's only colony of the brown hairstreak butterfly. The nationally rare butterfly favours ash trees, and the Worcesterhire Wildlife Trust would like to hear not only of
UK Government to Ban Performing Circus Animals!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, circuses, UK, ban )

- 1398 days ago -
A successful campaign to ban lions, tigers, elephants and zebras from travelling circuses in England has prompted the government to consider extending the law to cover all wild animals in all circuses.
Dog Leash Goths 'Hounded Off Bus' - UK/England
Offbeat  (tags: england, uk, goth, gothic, dog, pet, bizarre )

- 3712 days ago -
A goth who leads his girlfriend around with a dog lead and collar was stopped from getting on a bus amid fears for passenger safety, a bus firm confirmed. Dani Graves, 25, and his fiancee Tasha Maltby, 19, of Dewsbury, West Yorks, claim they have been dis
ID Scheme for UK's Dolphins
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, ID scheme, UK, dolphins, wildlife )

- 2877 days ago -
A leading marine research charity is asking for the public's help in tracking Britain's dolphin population.
Purple Herons Breed for the First Time in the UK
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, purple herons. breeding, UK )

- 2829 days ago -
The first purple herons ever to breed successfully in the UK have hatched their chicks on the RSPB's Dungeness Nature Reserve in Kent. It is not yet known how many chicks have hatched and confirmation will only be possible when the young fledge in a few
Hen Harrier Hotline Set Up in Bid to Save UK's Rarest Bird of Prey
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, birds, survey, UK )

- 2857 days ago -
The public are being asked to help with a nationwide survey of England's most threatened bird of prey that is being carried out this summer
Bare Necessities: The Naked Truth About Streaking
Offbeat  (tags: UK, law, streakers )

- 3880 days ago -
Ever since the kindly Lady Godiva rode naked through the streets to help the people of Coventry, the British have had a soft spot for streakers. Instead of being outraged when a sports event is interrupted by a flash of naked flesh...
No Matter Who You Vote For The Government Always Gets In   video
Offbeat  (tags: No Matter Who You Vote For The Governmen, The Bonzo Dog Band, UK, USA, vote, heigh ho )

- 1237 days ago -
I thought as the elections in the USA are going on now that this fits perfectly. This is based on elections in the UK but it fits fine for USA and I'm sure for many other Countries in the world. Good tune by The Bonzo Dog Band better to laugh than to cry.
Cesar Millan Signs on for Save Lennox Movement, Offers to Take & Rehome Dog
Offbeat  (tags: animal welfare, Cesar Millan, "Dog Whisperer" save Lennox, celebrities, Belfast, save Lennox campaign, Lennox dog, Belfast City Council, Cesar Millan Foundation, UK, twitter )

- 2094 days ago -
On Friday, Millan posted a message to his Twitter account stating that his non-profit the Cesar Millan Foundation was willing to take Lennox in, rehabilitate him and rehome him outside of the UK, far away from the Belfast City Council members.
Will Wild Lynx Return to Britain?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, bobcats, return, UK )

- 1061 days ago -
The Lynx UK Trust is now looking at bringing the big cats back to three parts of the UK for an initial five-year trial.
Harsh Winter Takes Its Toll on UK's Smallest Bird
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, winter, birds, UK )

- 2837 days ago -
New results from the British Trust for Ornithology's (BTO's) Garden BirdWatch suggest that the harsh winter could be having lasting effects on Britain's smallest bird.
Toughest Dry Spell for UK Wildlife in More Than 80 Years
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- 2816 days ago -
Wildlife is suffering in one of the toughest dry spells in North West England for more than 80 years, say conservationists

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