Kate on Conservation

Defying the Jaws Image: Hannah Rudd talks Cage-Diving and White Shark Conservation

Is cage diving with great white sharks ethical? Marine biologist and conservationist Hannah Rudd shares her views in this guest blog post.

‘This is our world’: walk among nature’s giants!

An elephant towers above my head; just a few footsteps away a mother giraffe stands protectively over her young calf. From this vantage point I can see a closely camouflaged lioness stalking a skittish zebra. I’m not on safari in Africa though; I’m standing in the Royal Horticultural Halls in central London, surrounded by lifesized acrylic paintings of animals in their natural habitats.