Since moving back to my home region of East Anglia in 2019, I’ve been excited to get out an visit some of the progressive and innovative projects taking place across Norfolk and Suffolk — and although a certain pandemic slowed things down — I’m thrilled to now find myself able to get out amongst some of these rewilding hotspots.
Enter a world of unseen forests and play the role of a real life scientist
Unseen Empire is a mobile game that allows gamers to ‘play’ the largest camera trap study in history by Professor David Macdonald of WildCRU (Oxford University) — to study the impact of deforestation on the habitat of the clouded leopard.
7 simple ways to have an eco-friendly Christmas
Christmas preparations needn’t cost the Earth (and I mean that in the most literal way). I’m sure there are plenty of ways to have a more eco-friendly Christmas, but here are a few of my most easily achieved for starters…
Why the North Norfolk Safari is the perfect UK staycation
Have you ever dreamed of taking a safari? Of spotting a distant movement through the binoculars, followed by the shuddering kickstart of a Land Rover engine as you prepare to chase an indistinguishable shadow or glimpse of fur across the grassy landscape… would you believe me if I said you could do just that? In the UK.
Birdfair: A look back at ‘next generation conservation’
Ahead of Virtual Birdfair 2020, take a look back at the Next generation conservation debate: Should Nature Work for Us Or Should We Work for Nature?
Turn your home into a jungle with Wildeverse
Wildeverse is a narrative-driven game based on real animals living in the wild today, and the people working to protect them; bringing real apes Fio, Buka, Chilli and Aida living in the wilds of Congo and Borneo into your home.
Top 10 Gift Ideas for Nature Adventurers
’Tis the season to be jolly… and to fret over finding the perfect gift for your loved one. In my latest guest blog post Jodi from BookallSafaris shares some last minute Christmas ideas specifically for nature adventurers (i.e. those naturalists who love to travel!).
Top 10 destinations for birders
Birds are a part of every continent on the planet and watching them is a wonderful way not only to appreciate their contribution to the natural world, but also fosters a collective effort to protect them.
‘This is our world’: walk among nature’s giants!
An elephant towers above my head; just a few footsteps away a mother giraffe stands protectively over her young calf. From this vantage point I can see a closely camouflaged lioness stalking a skittish zebra. I’m not on safari in Africa though; I’m standing in the Royal Horticultural Halls in central London, surrounded by lifesized acrylic paintings of animals in their natural habitats.
Making Nature exhibition
Making Nature is an exhibition I recently visited at the Wellcome Galleries in Euston. It provides an intriguing look at the evolving relationship between humans and nature.