Articles & Blogs - Page 57

Bringing you the latest articles, opinion and analysis in the conservation world

  • Seabird Spectacular

    Look out to our coasts and coastal waters, and it’s there you’ll find our greatest avian riches.

    By Chris Foster on 20th September 2011
  • The Power of Plants in Polluted Ecosystems

    Although more research is needed, it looks like we will be seeing more and more plants silently but effectively cleaning our ecosystems.

    By Guest Bloggers on 16th September 2011
  • Cancer and Conservation

    Despite years of research, a cure has not been found, so scientists are desperately trying to relocate cancer-free animals to zoos or isolated areas.

    By Alex Taylor on 15th September 2011
  • The Impact of Diving on Local Environments

    Not only are divers eroding the shoreline by entering and leaving the water, but also by grabbing and kicking coral reefs when under the water.

    By Amy Featherstone on 14th September 2011
  • Rainbow Toad is Rediscovered!

    Previously only illustrations from the 1920’s existed. In fact this is the first time the species have been seen in fifty years.

    By Guest Bloggers on 13th September 2011
  • Otters – Back From the Brink?

    By the time hunting was banned (albeit belatedly) in 1978, otters had vanished from everywhere except parts of the West Country and parts of Northern England.

    By Alex Taylor on 13th September 2011
  • The Importance of Conserving Red Squirrels

    The increase of grey squirrels has drastically decreased our native red squirrel numbers in England to the point where there are only a few small pockets of red squirrels remaining

    By Richard Hassall on 12th September 2011
  • Dormice Databases

    It felt fantastic to be part of such a huge project, one which helps to make a difference in conserving such a charismatic species.

    By Emily Wilson on 9th September 2011
  • Battery Cows

    In the US these farms provide about half of the nation’s milk. Increasing consumer demand in the UK, and attractive profits, are driving the possibility of mega dairies hopping the pond.

    By Guest Bloggers on 8th September 2011