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

  • Volunteering From Home

    Conservation organisations can’t run on practical work alone; there’s a vast quantity of work that needs doing behind the scenes, from administration to communication. In today’s broadband world, there’s no reason why you should need to travel to an office to help out with it either.

    By Chris Foster on 17th November 2011
  • Gorilla Tourism – A Double-Edged Sword

    However, tourists pose a risk to the gorillas in the form of disease transmission. Mountain gorillas, who share 98.5% of our DNA, are extremely vulnerable to human disease, especially respiratory infections.

    By Alex Taylor on 16th November 2011
  • Dolphin and Porpoise Marine Protected Areas

    They may be competing for the same food or they may occupy the same niche. It is also thought that maybe the dolphins use the porpoises to practice fighting and catching prey, but the scientists that study this behaviour are no closer to agreeing on an answer.

    By Amy Featherstone on 14th November 2011
  • Population 7 Billion

    It amazed me how little mention there was of the impact population growth has on the species we share the planet with.

    By Alex Taylor on 9th November 2011
  • The Struggle of the African Wild Dog

    They have all the hallmarks of an iconic predator; yet, wild dogs are a struggling species in Africa.

    By Richard Hassall on 8th November 2011