This guest blog explores the future of travel as ecotourism, and looks at how — when viewed as a philosophy for conservation — this kind of travel and exploration plays a vital role in species conservation. It has perhaps become even more important to look at travel through this lens in the months since the piece was first written.
Fifty years ago, one of the worst atrocities of animal welfare took place. In the largest capture of wild orcas in history, more than 90 of the marine mammals were rounded up in Penn Cove and seven young southern resident killer whales were captured using nets and explosives, then sold to aquariums. Only one of those abducted on 8th August 1970 is still alive; Lolita.
According to the Red List of Threatened Species compiled by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), more than 28,000 species around the world are threatened with extinction. Hazel Harred takes a closer look in this guest post.
In this insightful guest blog post, we look at the UK’s extinct creatures, and what we might have found outside our front doors up to 500 years ago — with the help of an eye-catching infographic.
World Environment Day 2020 presents that chance to explore how human activity and impact on the environment (and wildlife!) has contributed to the current global pandemic — and how we might prevent another outbreak like Covid-19.
This week, Kennedy Wild Bird Food share their thoughts on the arrival of spring, and how March can often be a deceptive month, with its spells of warmer weather.
In this World Wildlife Day guest blog post, the European Space Agency: Space Solutions share three important ways that space technology is being utilised to protect and conserve wildlife populations and their habitats.
The harsh winter months can easily lead to days and weeks of being starved of the venturing outside. Summer evening walks and even the crisp woodland strolls of Autumn can slip away as cold rains and frosty mornings take hold
’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!).
Is cage diving with great white sharks ethical? Marine biologist and conservationist Hannah Rudd shares her views in this guest blog post.