Wildlife at British quarries

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This video is called Great Crested Newts (Triturus cristatus).

From Wildlife Extra:

New project aims to give nature a home in quarries

A multi million pound project to turn quarries into wildlife havens has been hailed by conservationists as a vital lifeline for nature.

August 2013. Restore, a project financed by the EU’s Interreg IVB North West Europe fund, will see €3.3m spent on creating priority habitats, turning spent mineral extraction sites into reedbeds, meadows, woodlands, and heathland. The extra funding comes as a host of sites across the UK have recently recorded species bouncing back as a result of restoration work.

A variety of insects, crayfish, otters and bitterns are just some of the species which are thriving in newly-created habitats and the new funding means conservationists and the minerals industry can do even more for wildlife in the future. …

Conservation successes on quarry…

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