Britain's Flooding Apocalyptic for Wildlife

As the U.S. wallows in a drought covering over 50% of the country, Great Britain has experienced widespread flooding, which is proving apocalyptic for wildlife . The wet weather, caused by a southern shift in the powerful jet stream , means the British Isles have been pelted by unrelenting rain for the last few months.

Following the wettest April-June on record and heavy rain in July - bee, bat, butterfly and many bird species are suffering. Some endangered and isolated species could be wiped out altogether. One such bird is the always-adorable Puffin. 90% of Puffin burrows were... Read Full Article