Have you ever dreamed of taking a safari? Of spotting a distant movement through the binoculars, followed by the shuddering kickstart of a Land Rover engine as you prepare to chase an indistinguishable shadow or glimpse of fur across the grassy landscape… would you believe me if I said you could do just that? In the UK.
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Big Cat Tales: An unmissable television return of the Maasai Mara’s big cats
Introducing Big Cat Tales, a brand new five-part series following the legendary Marsh Pride of the Maasai Mara, a new coalition of cheetahs and Africa’s most illusive cat; the leopard.
Shamwari Diaries: Act 1, Scene 4 – building and rehabilitating
In this week’s Shamwari series I get to visit the Animal Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre for the first time to meet some orphaned animals.
Inside the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference 2018
This month I was fortunate enough to attend one of the biggest and most important wildlife events of the year; the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference
Time to teach Natural History in schools?
There’s nothing like waking up to sunshine creeping through the window and the sound of early morning birdsong. I love the hustle and bustle of
A compassionate voice to educate
I first met Sharon Bull at a march against the Taiji Cove dolphin slaughter in early 2015. I admired her for standing in front of
Making an impact with bee hotels
June is a rather special month for Discovery employees, as the entire, global team simultaneously takes part in a day of giving back to the
Introduction to Wildlife Photography Day Course — Woodbury Wetlands
Sometimes, to really fall in love with nature; to understand and appreciate it, we need to see it, beautifully framed and thoughtfully presented. It’s great
The new naturalist’s kit bag…
What equipment does a naturalist usually need? vEco’s Adviser and Ambassador (and renowned wildlife biologist and conservationist) Ian Redmond suggests a binoculars and hand lens,
Racing Extinction: The ultimate race against time…
Today, the ‘force of nature documentary’ that is Racing Extinction gets its UK dvd release. I know I’ve raved about Oscar-nominated Racing Extinction on this