Tick Slap Tock Chop Warble: ID’ing bats in the field


What are you lot doing? Are there really bats in this park!? Are you serious? Oh god where’s my dog! Bats often conjure ideas of blood sucking parasites, evil night flying creatures, squealing… Continue reading

Western Australia to Cull Endangered Sharks


Shark attacks have caused deaths in 7 people over the last 3 years. In a bid to reduce the possibility of attack, the Western Australian (WA) government is proposing that the Shark Drum… Continue reading

The Future of Conservation?


With populations on the rise, issues such as habitat loss, invasive species, and overexploitation are following suit. As technology and research advance alongside, we are hopeful that solutions to just some of these… Continue reading

Citizen Science for the Critically Endangered


The critically endangered european eel, Anguilla anguilla, is a mysterious animal whose life history is of great curiosity. Larvae are spawned in the Sargasso Sea, particular for it’s clear calm waters, before drifting towards Europe. Across… Continue reading

One Hundred Asiatic Cheetahs


Iran is a country of deserts and mountains, sand-cats and sea-wolves, and cheetahs that live in the snow. It is also a conservation pioneer, with active environmentalist groups inspiring the war torn nations… Continue reading

Is there a future for sustainable palm oil?


The international production of palm oil threatens wild habitats, communities, and global biodiversity. Plantations cause fragmentation and forest degradation in habitats that harbour endangered sumatran tigers, orangutans, and other vulnerable species. The development… Continue reading

To Bet Or Not To Bet: Grand National 2014


‘The ultimate test of horse and rider‘ returns this year on Saturday 5th April. Run since the mid-1800s, the Grand National at Aintree comprises a heavy 16 fence course run over 4 miles, featuring notorious… Continue reading

Does Money Grow on Trees?


The answer is no. Of course, you can save money by growing (and selling) your own produce, as guerilla gardener Ron Finley told us. Stake holders have been trying to decipher how much our environment… Continue reading

Hugh’s Fish Fight Continues…


Since Fight Fight series one, TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has returned to remind everyone what we are fighting for. His inspirational campaign was a success, and European international fishing law was changed. We… Continue reading

10 Sites for Biology Graduates


So you’ve graduated with a degree in biology, zoology, or environmental studies (or alike). Some of your friends are off to start phDs, whilst others have graduate placements at ecological consultancy firms. Everyone… Continue reading