This World Pangolin Day, I’m pleased to be exploring the role of creative storytelling through design, fashion and technology.
How is the UK’s First Biobank Protecting Endangered Animals ?
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.
How To Help Endangered UK Wildlife
Since the 1500s more than 133 UK species have become fully extinct within the UK, with many more currently at threat of going extinct. Many of these animals, surprisingly, are ones that you may even find in your garden throughout Britain.
Top 10 reasons to love pangolins
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…
Endangered Species Around The World guest post
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.
End Wildlife Crime: New initiative presented at the House of Lords calls for an International Agreement
Yesterday morning I joined a small gathering of Lords, wildlife campaigners, press and change-makers in Westminster’s House of Lords to view a presentation on a long-awaited and much-needed initiative to End Wildlife Crime.
Endangered Species Superheroes comic book
Endangered Species Superheroes: Introducing a charming new conservation comic book starring an amazing teenage girl and her endangered species friends.
The serious business of species extinction – Shamwari Diaries: Interval
A landmark new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) found that around 1 million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction, many within decades.
Big Cats climb Mount Everest…
The latest episode of BBC’s incredible new documentary series Dynasties, has thrown lions into the spotlight once again. Not since Cecil the Lion captured the public’s
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