Articles & Blogs - Page 60

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

  • 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
  • Culling: A Controversy in Conservation

    It must be remembered that in all cases culling is an attempt to rectify a problem which has been created by us. For example, culling invasive species which we have introduced can be an effective way of protecting native flora and fauna.

    By Richard Hassall on 19th October 2011
  • Volunteering with the RSPB

    The RSPB is the leading UK biodiversity action plan partner for seven invertebrates and four plants. In other words, if birds don’t get your pulse racing or your true wildlife passion simply lies elsewhere, don’t be afraid to get involved.

    By Chris Foster on 18th October 2011
  • The Conservation of Sea Snakes

    Although very little is know about these creatures, a lot of species appear on the ICUN Red List. Only one appears on the CITES list, the Laticauda crockeri, listed as vulnerable.

    By Amy Featherstone on 17th October 2011
  • The Elusive Micrommata Virescens

    It looked more like a Halloween decoration than a creature of the woodland; except for the fact that it was scurrying across the ground.

    By Guest Bloggers on 13th October 2011
  • Tips for Working in Conservation

    Having gone through this myself, I hope that sharing my experiences may be of use to conservationist hopefuls in their search for a job in conservation.

    By Guest Bloggers on 12th October 2011
  • Saving Marine Wildlife

    It comes down to a chain reaction: as the sea has warmed, plankton communities have shifted north, radically changing the species composition of the North Sea.

    By Chris Foster on 11th October 2011