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How one school inspired their local community to protect pollinators.

Recording the animals and plants species you see around you is vital to protecting the UK’s wildlife.

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The OPAL partnership is led by Imperial College London and includes:

Field Studies Council
Glasgow City of Science
National Museum Wales
Newcastle University
North Wales Wildlife Trust

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Queen's University Belfast
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University of Nottingham
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