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The scale reveals all: How do you age a fish?

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We all know that to age a tree, you count the rings, but have you ever wondered how to age a fish? Or perhaps how long different species can survive for, given the right conditions? Well it’s also a bit like ageing a tree, except you count specific rings on the fish’s scale.

How we carry out maintenance on the Somerset Levels and Moors

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The Somerset Levels and Moors have long been shaped both by human history and natural processes. This means the landscape needs careful management to reduce the risk of flooding to properties within it and ensure the species that have come to call it home continue to thrive.

Love Windermere – protecting the Lake District’s crown jewel

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This World Water Day, Jim Ratcliffe, Chairman of the Love Windermere Partnership Board and Environment, Planning and Engagement Manager at the Environment Agency, explains how working in partnership is helping keep the beloved Lake Windermere clean and healthy for people and nature.