Wear’s ‘Green beans’ jumping for joy after winning top environmental award

Wear Referrals in County Durham has achieved a green award from Investors in the Environment (iiE). The award is the highest accolade given by the national accreditation scheme for businesses working to reduce their carbon footprint and means the hospital has bypassed the silver level having gained bronze iiE certification last year. ‘Massive leap’ Sustainability … Read more

‘Extremely active’ jumping worms that can leap a foot raise alarm in California | California

An invasive worm species known for its “voracious appetite” and ability to jump a foot in the air is raising alarm in California, where scientists have expressed concerns about the threat the worms pose to forest ecosystems. The Amynthas agrestis, also known as the Asian jumping worm, Alabama jumper or crazy snake worm, have been … Read more