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Dragonfly rescue

A third of Britain’s dragonfly species are under threat of extinction.  Why?  The problem is threefold: pollution, pesticides and habitat loss.  So the opening of a Dragonfly sanctuary in Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire, is timely.  In a pristine environment of ditches and ponds, 21 of Britain’s 42 species can be seen. Read more in the Guardian.