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  Environment 2003
In 2003 - wildlife experts once again highlighted the plight of animals whose survival is under threat. The bottlenose dolphin is the latest creature facing extinction because it gets caught in nets
1/5 In 2003 - wildlife experts once again highlighted the plight of animals whose survival is under threat. The bottlenose dolphin is the latest creature facing extinction because it gets caught in nets.
In January more than 140 flood warnings in England and Wales meant a wet start to 2003. People had to be evacuated and homes were wrecked
2/5 In January more than 140 flood warnings in England and Wales meant a wet start to 2003. People had to be evacuated and homes were wrecked.
But Britain also had a summer heatwave. It recorder the hottest day ever - 38.1C - in Gravesend in Kent
3/5 But Britain also had a summer heatwave. It recorded the hottest day ever - 38.1C - in Gravesend in Kent.
In May hundreds of people were killed and many more injured after an earthquake in Algeria. It measured 6.7 on the Richter Scale.
4/5 In May hundreds of people were killed and many more injured after an earthquake in Algeria. It measured 6.7 on the Richter Scale.
Hurricane Isabel hit Washington in September and was the biggest hurricane to hit the US for 50 years. It left a trail of destruction behind it.
5/5 Hurricane Isabel hit Washington in September and was the biggest hurricane to hit the US for 50 years. It left a trail of destruction behind it.

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