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From Dump to Haven for Rare Species

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- 1841 days ago -
A landfill site that was one of the biggest in Europe has been turned into a nature reserve with rare species now finding refuge on top of nearly 50 years of rubbish.

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Aletta Kraan (146)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 7:11 pm
Looks great , amazing !!!!!

Christeen A (369)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 8:42 pm
Fabulous. Thank you for sharing.

Jason S (50)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 9:25 pm
Good posting, thanks

Yasmeen E (1)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 9:48 pm

Ellen m (215)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 10:06 pm
I'm all for anything Sir David Attenborough backs, and i think it's a wonderful thing they've done here.

But Highland Cattle? They're hardly rare or endangered.
I for one would have hoped to see more animals that truly need a place like this.. thanks Cal

Diane B (275)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 1:42 am
what a gorgous animal

Danuta W (1250)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 2:19 am

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 2:36 am
Wonderful! Anywhere is goog as long as these fabulous animals can thrive! Thx Cal

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 5:41 am
Thanks Cal:)

Kathleen G (118)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 8:36 am
What a great idea turn a trash dump into a wildlife habitat. I hope the US gets this idea and will run with it.

Chelsie H (19)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 8:44 am
Noted; thanks!

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 9:22 am

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 9:54 am
Thank you

Tim C (2420)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 10:25 am

Shawna S (45)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 11:04 am
Nice to see the change from garbage to grazing land. Thanks :")

John B (185)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 12:08 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the article by Mr. Gray. Kudos to The Essex Wildlife Trust for their efforts in this transformation. Wonderful news. Read and noted.

Winn A (179)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 2:03 pm

Carol Dreeszen (346)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 10:40 pm
I wonder though what gasses are leaking up from all of that rubbish into the grasses that the wildlife eats!?
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