At the end of hostilities in 1982 several thousand landmines were left in the Falkland Islands. Initially, UK Forces made considerable efforts to locate and clear the mines and booby traps. Unfortunately, the efforts were costly. Three soldiers suffered serious injury within the first few weeks of clearance and two others were injured in 1983. […] Read more...
St Helena Green Turtles attempt nesting on Rupert’s Beach
On the evening of Sunday, 5 April 2020, the Saint Helena National Trust’s Marine Team responded to a call regarding a green turtle attempting to nest on Rupert’s Beach. It has been a few years since the last nesting attempt of the green turtle, which happened at Sandy Bay Beach in March 2015. It was also noticed by the Marine Team, that during this year’s Whale Shark monitoring season, there has been numerous sightings of mating ‘Greens’ around the Island. For full story https://www.sainthelena.gov.sh/2020/news/green-turtles-attempt-nesting-on-ruperts-beach/