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Plastic waste in the world’s oceans are ‘sexually exciting’ hermit crabs, researchers say

Plastic waste in the world’s oceans is releasing an additive which may be “sexually exciting” hermit crabs, researchers say. The waters off the North Yorkshire coast have been found by scientists at the University of Hull to contain a chemical called oleamide leaking from plastics. According to the team, oleamide is increasing the respiration rate […]

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North Yorkshire park where 7-year-old boy fell from a rollercoaster FINED £350,000

An amusement park where a boy fell from a rollercoaster was fined GBP £350,000 for health and safety breaches. A seven-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital with head injuries after falling from the ride at Lightwater Valley in North Yorkshire in May 2019. York Magistrates’ Court heard the ride no longer operated and the park […]