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Solitary whales and dolphins could be becoming more common
Scientists and conservationists are continuing to investigate this phenomenon, with the exact reasons remaining unclear.17 August 2022
Artificial grass controversy as campaigners call for taxes and bans
Debate over the use of artificial and natural lawns has been rekindled in recent weeks as temperatures surge across the UK.16 August 2022
Recreating the song of a 150-year-old insect could help rediscover its species
An insect last seen in 1869 has sung again, which could help give researchers clues about where the insect might still be living.10 August 2022
New group of spiders named after David Bowie and his back catalogue
The tropical arachnids have been named after the musician to draw attention to the threats they face.8 August 2022