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Damaged gorgonian corals on a reef off the coast of St. John, U.S. Virgin Island
Coral reef researchers are studying how this ecosystem recovers after recent storms.
The reindeer was washed up on Coquet Island
The deceased mammal was found washed up on Coquet Island.
The vote for the UK's favourite nature writing is open until 25 January 2018
The public are being asked to vote for their top book about the natural world.
The young otter was found half a kilometre from the nearest river
The baby otter was rescued from a garden after getting lost in bad weather.  
Agri-environment schemes have resulted in an increase in some farmland birds
A new study monitors numbers of birds and shows an increase in some priority species.
The willow tit could be extinct in London
A recent publication reveals mixed fortunes for the capital’s avian population.
11 new reptile species were discovered in Greater Mekong in 2016
Discoveries in 2016 show how vital the Greater Mekong is for wildlife.
Indonesian schoolchildren learn how to handle snakes and reduce their fear
Are we born with a fear of spiders and snakes? Or do we learn it? New research suggests it’s the former.
An Eurasian otter on the Isle of Mull, Scotland
Wild otters have individual dialects based on their region according to new research. 
A leopard seal rests on an ice flow along the Antarctic Peninsula
Scientists are using drones to monitor and measure the Antarctic mammals.
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