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A pygmy blue whale breaking the surface of a blue ocean, a cloud of water vapour escapes from its blowhole. Blog

The biggest little whales

The discovery of the Pygmy Blue Whale shows how much we still don't know about the world's whales - and how important it is to protect them.

Three 'Fly Agaric' mushrooms sprout from a leafy woodland floor. Their white stems are topped with bright red caps, spotted with white bumps. Blog

11 fascinating fungi you can find in the UK

Fungi comes in all joyous shapes and colours, and is everywhere in the UK. Here are 11 types of fungi to look out for – some you might even find on a walk around the neighbourhood.