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Environmentalist Alert!

by EdHannigan / December 9, 2008 7:02 AM PST

Green campaigners called in police after discovering an illegal logging site in a nature reserve - only to find it was the work of beavers.

Environmentalists found 20 neatly stacked tree trunks and others marked for felling with notches at the beauty-spot at Subkowy in northern Poland.

But police followed a trail left where one tree had been dragged away - and found a beaver dam right in the middle of the river.
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And if these people can't tell the difference...
by Paul C / December 9, 2008 8:34 AM PST

...between a tree felled by gnawing beavers and one felled by axes or saws, then they really need help - or at least someone who has a clue to guide them!

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You don't need to be
by critic411 / December 9, 2008 9:56 AM PST

an Einstein to be a radical environmentalist !!

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Another nail in the coffin of human beings
by JP Bill / December 9, 2008 11:58 AM PST
Nature lovers livid as 'blog' replaces 'beaver' in Oxford's junior dictionary

VANCOUVER ? A B.C. environmental group is flabbergasted that the publisher of the Oxford Junior Dictionary has sent words like ?beaver? and ?dandelion? the way of the dodo bird.

In the latest version of its dictionary for schoolchildren, Oxford University Press has cut nature terms such as heron, magpie, otter, acorn, clover, ivy, sycamore, willow and blackberry.

In their place, the university publishing house has substituted more modern terms, like the electronic Blackberry, blog, MP3 player, voicemail and broadband.

Canadian wildlife artist and conservationist Robert Bateman, whose Get to Know Program has been inspiring children to go outdoors and ?get to know? their wild neighbours for more than a decade, said the decision is telling kids that nature just isn't that important.

?This is another nail in the coffin of human beings being acquainted with nature,? Mr. Bateman said in an interview with The Canadian Press.
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I want to do a joke..
by mementh / December 9, 2008 2:17 PM PST

I want to do a joke, but I can't because I am at work.

But I will say it is not hard to see the diffrence I hope, and I hope the Bever Dam is left alone. Happy

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