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  • 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
  • African Safari Adventure: Part 3

    I was so excited that it was hard to accept they were wild and dangerous animals – all you wanted to do was leap out of the truck and cuddle them!

    By Emily Wilson on 7th October 2011
  • Will Cyprus Stop the Massacre?

    The idyllic island of Cyprus is the location of a yearly massacre of millions of birds. They are killed to supply upscale restaurants with a traditional Cypriot “delicacy” called ambelopoulia – boiled or pickled songbirds, usually swallowed whole as it is not cost effective to remove their entrails.

    By Alex Taylor on 5th October 2011