Monthly Archive: February, 2014

National Nest Box Week


What is National Nest Box Week? National Nest Box Week (NNBW), organised by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), is spreading the word this February, encouraging the general public to put up nest… Continue reading

Tackling Tradition for Royal Reputation


This week The Guardian slated HRH Prince William for taking part in a pheasant shooting in Spain, shortly before joining the World Wildlife Symposium hosted by the Zoological Society of London, where the… Continue reading

The Tallest Debate Of 2014


Why do we have zoos? You must stop and ask yourself, what is the purpose of a zoo? Commercial profits, regional tourism, and awareness of biodiversity are just a few.  Over 700 million… Continue reading

Backpacking Madagascar


Madagascar is a land of purple leaves, bugs with long necks, and stunted trees. Lying off the East coast of Mozambique, Madagascar is fondly referred to by some as the ‘Galapagos of Africa’;… Continue reading

Princes and ministers unite at illegal trade summit


On February 12th and 13th, ministers from around the world will come together in London to discuss the illegal wildlife trade, estimated to be worth a staggering £11.5 billion. Amongst those in attendance,… Continue reading