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Region's wildlife disappearing

'We're losing wildlife at an alarming rate'. That's according to the first wideranging survey of the UK's native wildlife. 60% of the species studied are in decline. Scientists from 25 organisations including the RSPB took part in the research.

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Red Kites 'small success story of good conservation'

Red Kites wait to be released Credit: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Conservationists say the successful re-introduction of red kites to Britain offers hope that other British species such as skylarks will be able to recover.

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