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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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Kray twins to be reintroduced into the wild

a return to the good old days‘The locals are always saying how things were better when the Krays were in charge, well now we have an opportunity to test that theory.’

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Posted: Aug 30th, 2010
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Rare species applies for voluntary extinction

What's the point? ‘Just can’t be bothered delaying the inevitable’

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Posted: Apr 7th, 2009
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Human released into the wild

988-human-releasedHas learnt to forage for nuts, berries and Fry’s Turkish Delight.

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Posted: Feb 13th, 2009
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