The key to holding zoos and safari parks accountable in their standards of care — today and for years to come — is to encourage the general public, especially youngsters, to see the benefit of ensuring all animals held in captivity receive good care and welfare.
Category: Conservation Online
uses of the web for promoting conservation issues
Meet Addy: Mountain Gorilla Hero
Introducing eleven-year-old ‘gorilla hero’ Addy. Over the last few years, Addy has raised thousands of dollars for charities such as the Dian Fossey Fund and the Ellen Fund through her social media campaigns and annual Gorilla Gala events.
The serious business of species extinction – Shamwari Diaries: Interval
A landmark new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) found that around 1 million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction, many within decades.
YouthForLions: Breaking the captive lion cycle
The Blood Lions ‘YouthForLions’ team have officially launched a brand new animated clip showing the life cycle of a captive bred lion in South Africa, to create awareness of the canned hunting industry across the globe.
Top 10 Tips for Wildlife Bloggers, with Common by Nature
Do you have any goals for your blog? Maybe you’re thinking about starting a new wildlife blog, or refreshing your existing website? I am excited
Wild Voices Project: the podcast for nature lovers
Wildlife photographers, authors, film makers, fundraisers and change-makers are all coming together to tell their stories — and they’re definitely worth hearing! I am endlessly
Sea turtle conservation and my first National Geographic Kids cover story!
There’s nothing like the excitement of new life. Scooping out the final handful of cool sand to reveal the first couple of pristine, squishy white eggs,
Travel, adventure, parties and… natural history! – Guest post by Adventure Ed
Starting the year with a focus on achieving success in 2018, young adventurer and bird specialist Eddie Williams, aka Adventure Ed, from California offers his perspective
Introducing Gorilla Safari VR! A virtual gorilla trek
Born Free Foundation have a special gift to give this Christmas. Working in conjunction with vEcotourism.org they have just released a brand new app —
Discovery Education blog: VR apps for classroom conservation
Virtual Reality can take students out of the classroom and into entirely new lands, environments and experiences — from global travel to outer space — and it