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Nature offers a window on global natural history, providing a unique insight into the natural world, the environment, and the magnificent creatures that inhabit it.
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If you like natural history and you're interested in the environment, why not visit Radio 4's first ever interactive blog here.

You can read, watch and listen to natural history on the radio.

And being a blog, you can of course contribute to it...
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MICHAEL SCOTT
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Monday 25 June2007
Common Crane at Lakenheath © Michael Scott
Common Crane at Lakenheath © Michael Scott

A Country fit for Cranes

Michael Scott visits the RSPB’s Lakenheath Fen reserve to celebrate the return of a remarkable bird. Common Cranes are anything but common in the United Kingdom, and the arrival of a breeding pair in the fenland of East Anglia is the first breeding by these birds in the area for over 400 years.

Michael also explores about the fen itself which was a carrot field only seven years ago , and learns about the connection between the cranes and the lost world of the drained fens.
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