Once upon a time, largely rural human cultures valued foxes because they ate crop-ravishing mice. Mechanization condensed the amount of land needed for cultivation; technology provided pesticides to kill mice. Now country foxes, out-of-work and homeless, have emigrated to town, where they are again expected to earn their keep…
Category: Guest Posts
5 Signs that Petra’s Working Animals are Suffering — and How to Help Them
Petra is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. A magnificent and unparalleled place for sure. At the same time, you get a sense of how Petra’s working animals are treated.
What is the Connection Between Wildlife and the Ecosystem?
Our planet itself is simply a giant ecosystem, made up of smaller ones. Sometimes, under the constant threats and pressures that come hand-in-hand with facing a climate crisis and major global biodiversity loss, one can be forgiven for losing sight of where it all began — and in fact, where it all ends.
In search of the Tiger: Guest post by Nishand Venugopal
On Republic Day 2021 in India, I’m delighted to share this guest blog from Wildlife Blogger Crowd member, Nishand Venugopal, about his incredible experience exploring Ranthambore National Park in search of Tigers and other native wildlife…
Zero-waste revolution: How to Live a Plastic-Free Life
Whether you’re thinking of beginning your plastic-reduced lifestyle as a New Year’s Resolution, or are already well on the way to a zero waste existence, it never hurts to see what changes others are making too. I’m pleased to be sharing this guest post from Donald Giddings, Founder of Green Living Zone, in which he demonstrates how reducing in our use of non-essential plastic is something we can all strive to achieve in 2021.
Sikkim in India is one of the world’s best places for birding. This is why.
Sikkim is one of the richest birding areas of its size anywhere in the world, making it a much loved destination for birders. Find out more…
3 great ways Instagram natural world photography helps conservation
In this guest post, Grady explores how, despite getting a bad rap, landscape photography images shared on social media have tremendous potential to mobilize conservation efforts and increase awareness of the threats facing our natural landscape.
10 Strange Animals You Probably Didn’t Know Existed
Halloween is just around the corner, so it seems like the ideal time to share this guest post taking a look at 10 Strange Animals You Probably Didn’t Know Existed…
Ethiopian Wolf: In search of the rarest canid on Earth
The Ethiopian Wolf (Canis Simensis) is the rarest canid on earth. While the population is in a state of flux, still it is estimated that there are fewer than 500 individuals left in the world, making it the most endangered carnivore in Africa.
The hidden truth behind the UK’s tree-planting hypocrisy
Cut Carbon Not Forests campaign has shared a new infographic that tells the story of the UK government’s hypocrisy on forest conservation and climate.