Are there any British Species?

For many people in Britain there are some natural events which are truly British sights. The average Britain may see rabbits on the verge every spring, or perhaps a visiting hedgehog to enjoy some snails, or maybe a flash of brilliant red as a fox darts by. To some these are truly British animals. But how much…

Climate change & How Conservationist are Reacting

In the wake of the agreement between the two largest greenhouse gas emitters this week, North America & China have declared they will work to cap the CO2 both countries produce and work to slow man-made climate change. Of course this is great news, but for many species the damage may have already been done. Conservationists…

The Next fish to go Extinct?

As the global trends of species loss continue it is likely that the world will lose thousands of unique species before conservationist can complete the research needed and politicians act on the information. But instead of focusing on the big, obvious species here we decided to take a look at something else. The most endangered…

Saving the World- Who’s saving the most biodiversity

As the world continues on the path of the latest great extinction event numerous organisations and assemblies have gathered in a bid to save the species of Earth. Most of the worlds governments have committed to the cause in some way, but who is working hardest to save the biodiversity and the ecosystems we rely on, and which countries are not fulfilling their commitments to conservation?

How to Watch Wildlife 1 – A Short Guide

Observing nature is something that predates the modern world. But over the last century this simple skills has been in swift decline, with a bit of thought it is possible to learn the signs once again starting by first watching the natural world. The blessings of a modern society have provide numerous distractions that have…

The Road to Research in the Field The Unglamorous Truth

  The dream phase “That’s what I’m going to do!” Maybe you watched the latest documentary in amazement as a scientists swam with sharks. Scuba gear strapped to their back. Camera in hand swimming amongst the reef to catch footage for their research as a soft lulling voice describes the tragedy of shark persecution. It…