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

  • River Dolphins in Decline

    The Amazon river dolphin, also known as the pink dolphin, is the largest of the river dolphins. For over a decade their carcasses have been appearing on riverbanks recently in record numbers.

    By Alex Taylor on 2nd November 2011
  • Fungi: The Hidden Helper of our Woodlands

    The absence of the constantly searching mycelia of fungi would be detrimental to one organism in particular, one that many others rely on; trees.

    By Richard Hassall on 1st November 2011
  • Conservation Field Trips: Why They Matter

    If you have come to university to learn about conservation and use your brain to solve issues, you may wonder why you’re being asked to poke around in the mud.

    By Guest Bloggers on 31st October 2011
  • Incredible Ways to Survive the Winter

    Freeze tolerant animals allow their bodies to freeze and when spring arrives they thaw and come back to life. The wood frog is an outstanding example of this method.

    By Richard Hassall on 25th October 2011
  • Armadillo Invasion

    The species has a high reproductive rate, producing quadruplets and living for twenty years. Individuals can also delay implantation of a fertilised egg during times of stress.

    By Guest Bloggers on 21st October 2011
  • Overseas Travel: The Experience of a Life-Time

    This trip enriched me personally by: fueling my love of travel and learning about other cultures, showcasing the beauty of the natural world and the need to protect it, and learning to be diplomatic when in a small space with many different personalities.

    By Guest Bloggers on 20th October 2011