Creatures

English Channel stops new rockpool species reaching UK

The English Channel prevents many rockpool species “making the jump” from Europe to the UK, new research shows. With sea temperatures expected to rise due …

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disease

UK risk of Newcastle disease increased to medium

Move from Defra follows new outbreaks in Belgium The risk of Newcastle disease (ND) being introduced the UK has been raised from ‘low’ to ‘medium’, …

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epidemics

Parasitologist: UK on ‘verge of exotic parasite epidemics’

The UK could be on the verge of an exotic parasite epidemic unless the number of imported pets coming into the country is curbed, a …

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compliant

Dechra’s R.I.P. Fleas Extra ™ treatment ‘fully compliant for UK market’

Dechra Veterinary Products has moved to reassure customers that its popular household flea spray remains fully compliant for the UK market after another product was withdrawn from …

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beef

Concern over ‘US-style’ farming in the UK

Footage and images reveal industrial-scale beef units New research suggests the UK is now home to nearly a dozen industrial-scale beef facilities, the largest of …

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