are no longer under suspicion for delaying the longawaited Twin Town sequel, with the blame now falling on an unknown group of teenagers.
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Cash appeal for Welsh beavers
reintroduction project in Wales is asking for donations to help it get off the ground.
work hard to build dams, which create better homes for fish, birds and turtles.
, once native to Britain, have been extinct for hundreds of years, but now a new Welsh Beaver
Project Officer will work with the Wildlife Trusts in Wales to help restore habitats for the reintroduction of beavers
and other species such as water voles, otters and dragonflies.
Surgically implantable transmitters in beavers
have been used successfully in North America (Davis et al.
Today, scientists estimate that there are more than 10 million beavers
worldwide, damming rivers and streams to their hearts' content.
Natural England, the Government agency responsible, has decreed that the beavers
living on the ironically named river Otter in Devon can stay.
could return to waterways across Britain following a campaign by wildlife groups.
The North American beaver
, Castor canadensis Kuhl, 1820 (Rodentia, Castoridae) was introduced to the main island of the Tierra del Fuego Archipelago (TDF, from now on) in 1946, and by the 2000s, beavers
were estimated to impact 20-40% of the stream length of the island (Anderson et al.
were living on the Tyne catchment 400 years later than had been previously believed, a new discovery has revealed.
A new four-year, $1 million program will help reduce flooding and other damage to agricultural lands caused by beavers
, while also educating farmers and other stakeholders about humane removal methods, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn and Robert Sopuck, Member of Parliament for Dauphin-Swan River-Marquette on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today.
In a recent opinion poll a majority of Scots said they would back the reintroduction of beavers
For the first time in centuries, a family of wild beavers
are spotted in England.
It has been suggested that beavers
dredge water-filled canals to extend access to foraging areas; however, the possibility that these engineered transportation routes function as extensions to the beavers
' "central place" has yet to be considered.