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Thefts hit effort to revive endangered island plants

Security is being reviewed at St Helena’s Millennium Forest after thefts of critically-endangered endemic plants worth hundreds of pounds. Many were to have been planted as part of the Darwin project to re-establish extremely rare native flora on the island. Adam Wolfe, director of the … Continue reading

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Wirebird remains on global danger list, thanks to airport

St Helena’s unique wirebird features on the latest “red list” of the world’s critically endangered species, thanks to threats from the airport and new tourist developments. Its recovering population should have been enough for its threat status to be relaxed, … Continue reading

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