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BBC presenters aghast as trader pours scorn on efforts to save the red squirrel

For the second day running, an outspoken City trader left interviewers open-mouthed as he admitted that traders ‘don’t really care that much’ about the prospect of red squirrel extinction in the UK either, and that rescue packages being put together to bail it out were ‘doomed’.

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Posted: Sep 28th, 2011
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Concern over carbon offsetting as forest envelops Brixton

‘It is thought that an area the size of Wales is turning into forest every three days – only in Birmingham.’

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Posted: Sep 1st, 2011
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Anger as National Trust house-breeding plans end in fiasco

MontacuteThe plan came under fire following a failed attempt to mate the Somerset-based Elizabethan manor Montacute House with the ruins of Corfe Castle in Dorset.

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Posted: Jul 3rd, 2011
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Over-trimming reduces Brazilian rainforest to narrow North-South strip

environmentalists hoping that South America will turn itself aroundA study by conservationists has found that changing attitudes to deforestation by fashion-conscious logging firms has led to the curious spectacle of the almost total denuding of the Brazilian treeline, apart from a thin north-south strip which is trimmed back enthusiastically at the first sign of it spreading.

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Posted: Jun 6th, 2011
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Scotland to gift two ‘NEDS’ to China in return for pandas

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond today signed an historic agreement to send two giant Scottish neds (non-educated delinquents) to the People’s Republic of China.

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Posted: Jan 15th, 2011
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