One of the okapi’s most unusual features is its black tongue. In this guest post, David Crespo shares his theory on why the okapi’s tongue is this unusual colour…
Meet the world’s rarest wolves. Found in the highlands of Ethiopia, in a handful of mountain ranges at altitudes between 3,000m and 4,700m, the Ethiopian wolves number just 500 in global population.
An extract from Chloé Valerie Harmsworth’s nature diary. In it she explores her local green spaces through the seasons, identifying and recording flora and fauna, and reflecting on numerous subjects.
Once upon a time, largely rural human cultures valued foxes because they ate crop-ravishing mice. Mechanization condensed the amount of land needed for cultivation; technology provided pesticides to kill mice. Now country foxes, out-of-work and homeless, have emigrated to town, where they are again expected to earn their keep…
Petra is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. A magnificent and unparalleled place for sure. At the same time, you get a sense of how Petra’s working animals are treated.
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.
Halloween is just around the corner, so it seems like the ideal time to share this guest post taking a look at 10 Strange Animals You Probably Didn’t Know Existed…
The Ethiopian Wolf (Canis Simensis) is the rarest canid on earth. While the population is in a state of flux, still it is estimated that there are fewer than 500 individuals left in the world, making it the most endangered carnivore in Africa.
This guest blog explores the future of travel as ecotourism, and looks at how — when viewed as a philosophy for conservation — this kind of travel and exploration plays a vital role in species conservation. It has perhaps become even more important to look at travel through this lens in the months since the piece was first written.
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.