P461 Teletext 461 May24 16:00:04    ————————————————————————————————   FALCONS FLY TO AID RESCUE TEAMS Three falcons are keeping the skies safe for the Royal Navy air-sea helicopters rescue teams in Cornwall. The bird problem at the Royal Naval Air Station at Culdrose, Helston, is a major one because the base lies on the routes of migrating birds. Although falcons are natural killers, the three trained birds are kept well fed and therefore act merely as a deterrent to other airborne wildlife. ——————————————————————————————————1/4—— Global issues 463 Action 465 MENTOR: EXPERT EDUCATION ADVICE p662 Go Green! Global Fun & Games Finance
P461 Teletext 460 May24 16:00:12    ————————————————————————————————   RIVER POLLUTION THREAT AVERTED A combination of heavy rain and swift action by the National Rivers Authority has averted a major pollution incident. Fifteen gallons of Bitukold Thixotropic — a form of bitumen — entered storm drains in Bodmin, Cornwall, leading to a small tributary of the River Camel, but very little reached the stream. NRA staff soaked up the liquid with straw bales placed at the end of drains ——————————————————————————————————2/4—— Global issues 463 Action 465 MENTOR: EXPERT EDUCATION ADVICE p662 Go Green! Global Fun & Games Finance
P461 Teletext 460 May24 16:00:00    ————————————————————————————————   LAKE DISTRICT REPAIR CAMPAIGN A fund-raising initiative to protect the Lake District from damage caused by 14m visitors a year begins this week. Organisers say there is a lack of money for desperately needed conservation projects in the park, where severe erosion has set into 1,860 miles of well-used footpaths. Local businesses, the tourist industry and conservation groups are combining to raise the money. ——————————————————————————————————3/4—— Global issues 463 Action 465 MENTOR: EXPERT EDUCATION ADVICE p662 Go Green! Global Fun & Games Finance
P461 Teletext 460 May24 16:01:00    ————————————————————————————————   "DON'T WEAKEN BIRD PROTECTION" PLEA Wildlife organisations are urging MPs to block a GoverVlfnt move to weaken the protection of Britain's three best known birds of prey Conservation groups fear that plans to deregulate the law regarding the registering of all common buzzards, sparrowhawk and kestrels will l—ff it easaer for nest robbers. The registeration was required to prove birds had not be caught illegally. ——————————————————————————————————4/4—— Global issues 463 Action 465 MENTOR: EXPERT EDUCATION ADVICE p662 Go Green! Global Fun & Games Finance