Some insects, lichen and mosses are bucking the trend of UK wildlife declines with the help of measures to improve air and water quality, research suggests.
A new programme has been launched aimed at protecting the north-east’s natural heritage.
A north-east council has proposed a change in the way green spaces are created and maintained to increase biodiversity.
Plant eating animals have been shown to help their fellow critters survive sharp changes in temperature, offering some hope for defending sea creatures against climate change.
A pioneering North-east scheme has celebrated 20 years of promoting eco-friendly campaigns.