In Honor of Spring Time: The English Countryside

March 8, 2012

Earlier this week, The Guardian reported that over 200 ancient forests and woodlands in the UK are being threatened by development. According to the Guardian, ancient woodlands “are areas that have been wooded continuously since 1600, often forming the UK's richest land habitat, which is home to a wide array of wildlife including more than 230 rare or threatened species.” Read the complete article here.  

The Guardian has also reported that the wild boar is making a strong – but potentially problematic –comeback to the English countryside after the animal's reintroduction twenty years ago. See the article here

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