In 2018, the UK’s first zoological biobank was awarded £1 million to give researchers across the UK access to tissues, cells and DNA from endangered species and other wildlife, which can be used in their research and for conservation planning. In this guest post, Anamika Menon explores the role of biobanks and cryogenically preserving genetic materials for conversation and research.
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.
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With the onset of a global pandemic, people living in the Maasai Mara and dependent on tourism income lost livelihoods and had to face other challenges that they were unprepared for. However, Kenya wildlife tourism is gradually springing back into action…
’m so excited to be realising a long-held dream of mine. It has always been of the utmost importance to me to support other wildlife bloggers and storytellers, and it’s wonderful to announce that in the next couple of weeks, I will be launching The Wildlife Blogger Crowd mentoring programme!
Something about Pangolins stuck with me from an early age, maybe it was their cute faces; that crazy-long tongue or the fact that they looked to me like a tiny mythical dragon creature. Whatever it was, I want to convince you of how cool they are too! Here are my top 10 reasons to love the strange but adorable pangolin…
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.
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.
A look at the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the one of the most iconic wild spaces left on our planet; the Maasai Mara.
Born Free has launched the Global Nature Recovery Investment Initiative (GNRII) aimed at bringing about the transformative changes needed to protect people and wildlife around the globe.