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As a quarter of UK native mammals face extinction, here’s how your garden can help

Here's how to ensure your garden is wildlife-friendly to help endangered animals thrive: iStock/The Independent
Here’s how to ensure your garden is wildlife-friendly to help endangered animals thrive: iStock/The Independent

According to the Mammal Society, a UK charity supporting mammal conservation, 11 of 47 animals native to Britain are at risk of becoming extinct “imminently”.

In the first official Red List for British mammals, creatures most at risk include hedgehogs, red squirrel, water voles, hazel dormouse and the grey long-eared bat.

The list has been authorised by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) which identifies globally endangered species such as tigers and elephants.

Habitat loss, degradation, historical persecution and invasive non-native species

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Raquel Regalado, Cindy Lerner face off in Miami-Dade District 7 commission race

Two of Miami-Dade County’s most accomplished women in local government are going head to head in the race for County Commission in District 7.

One-time state representative and former Pinecrest Mayor Cindy Lerner is facing Raquel Regalado, a radio host and former School Board member, in the race to represent residents from Key Biscayne to Kendall.

Also competing for the seat, which Commissioner Xavier Suarez vacated to run for mayor, are Pets’ Trust co-founder Michael Rosenberg and Miami Gardens police captain Rafael “Ralph” Suarez. The district also includes parts of Miami, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Pinecrest and South Miami.

Regalado,

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