Tomorrow, 11th June, is my 30th birthday. Rather than thinking about parties and presents, I would like to take the opportunity to highlight some recent, poignant rescue stories from Born Free and some of the amazing people who are raising money for the charity during this time.
This past week, the Eastern Daily Press was kind enough to dedicate an entire double page spread to sharing our lockdown garden story.
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.
To Grow A Garden… is to believe in tomorrow. Lockdown 2020: Our response to the growing spread of coronavirus was to grow a neighbourhood lockdown garden.
As Britain enters a period where opportunities for people to leave the house are restricted, and as some zoos plead poverty and threaten to kill their animals, we need to consider carefully what this crisis means for animals in captivity – now and into the future. Dr Chris Draper, Head of Animal Welfare & Captivity at Born Free shares his views…