There were a number of papers I came across during my degree that have stuck in my head ever since, either because they were fascinating, or because they were a […]
Wallasea Island is a low lying coastal floodplain situated north of the River Thames estuary. For generations it has been used as arable farmland, protected by a sea wall, but […]
Plants are vital to all life on earth. Indeed, they paved the way for animals to exist by filling the air with oxygen, albeit as algae in the seas, and […]
I’ve closely followed the story of the Madagascar Pochard since its rediscovery in 2006. This duck must get the prize for the most elusive species; evading scientists, considered extinct, but in fact clinging on to survival for decades and then saved on the brink of extinction.
“The ants are in turn dwarfed by the beetles. Erwin estimated that over 18,000 species occur in 1 hectare of Panamanian rain forest, with most previously unknown to science – […]
The Sunday Species 3rd June 2012 Latin Name: Bombus subterraneus Common Name: Short-haired bumblebee Location: Eurasia, New Zealand, UK (28th May 2012) IUCN Red List Status: Unclassified The short-haired bumblebee […]
To combat the cynicism in my last article I’m pointing you in the direction of these guys. Foundations of Success is a non-profit organization committed to working with practitioners to […]
I have recently been delving into the troublesome topic of conservation management. It is vast, fraught with opinion, and represents a web of proposed ideas for systems, techniques, priorities and […]